Murphy & McGonigle, P.C. announced today that Brian Walsh has joined the firm's Washington, D.C. office. Mr. Walsh's arrival enhances the financial services law boutique's ability to serve futures market participants and marks the firm's continued attraction of top litigation and regulatory talent since first opening its doors in 2010.
The purpose of this paper is to explain and interpret the Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC's) recently announced charges against 23 firms for violation of short selling restrictions set out in Rule 105 under Regulation M of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
"PLI Hedge Fund and Private Equity Enforcement & Regulatory Developments," Practising Law Institute, New York, November 19, 2013
“Leading Current Issues in Securities Regulation and Enforcement,” Symposium at Columbia Law School Center on Corporate Governance, November 15, 2013
A U.K. court ruling Friday keeping intact lawsuits accusing Barclays PLC and Deutsche Bank AG of manipulating the London interbank offered rate will encourage more investors to bring litigation over the rate-fixing scandal, attorneys say.
The Second Circuit on Tuesday refused to revive a class action in which investors claimed they'd been misled about Freddie Mac’s financial condition ahead of the subprime mortgage crisis, saying the investors failed to show their losses had been caused by Freddie’s misstatements.