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Latest News in Asset Management

  • September 22, 2017

    SEC Takes Walk In Businesses' Shoes With Database Hack

    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission provided companies with a crash course in what to do — and what not to do — when it recently revealed that its electronic public document filing system had been hacked last year. 

  • September 22, 2017

    Ex-Hunton Atty Seeks No Jail Time For Tipping Off Friend

    A former Hunton & Williams LLP patent partner who hinted to a friend about an upcoming Pfizer deal asked a New York federal judge to sentence him to probation for his securities fraud and conspiracy conviction, citing his kindhearted acts and restating his claim that he does not recall tipping off his friend, according to court documents made public Friday.

  • September 22, 2017

    LendingClub Fights Shareholder Cert. In Stock Drop Suit

    LendingClub Corp. asked a California federal judge Thursday not to certify a class of investors suing over the company hiding defective internal controls, saying the “lawyer-controlled” named plaintiff had an unusual investment history that made it ill-equipped to lead the class.

  • September 22, 2017

    SEC Says Colo. Adviser Conned Investors And Lost Their $1M

    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday sued Colorado investment advisory firm Moses Investment Co. and its owner for lying about his trading experience, past performance and the riskiness of investing, saying investors lost nearly $1 million.

  • September 22, 2017

    BofA, Merrill Unit Pay $5M To Settle 'Pre-Hedging' Probes

    Bank of America Corp. and its Merrill Lynch Pierce Fenner & Smith Inc. broker-dealer unit agreed to pay a total of $5 million to settle allegations they misled prosecutors and regulators investigating former New York swaps traders for executing futures trades after learning big trades were in the pipeline, federal authorities announced Friday.

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