SEC Case Still Too Late, Ex-Microtune Execs Tell 5th Circ.

Law360, New York (October 22, 2012, 5:08 PM EDT) -- Two former Microtune Inc. executives accused by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission of under-reporting their compensation by $22.5 million said last week that the Fifth Circuit should not rehear the case because the claims are time-barred and the court's August ruling was not precedential.

A three-judge panel correctly held in August that the SEC should have discovered the backdating practice during its review of Microtune's filings connected with the company's initial public offering in May 2000, former Microtune CEO Douglas J. Bartek and former Chief...
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