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  • March 28, 2017

    MSRB Ad Rule Proposals Take Heat From Some Muni Advisers

    The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board’s proposals to update advertising rules to apply to municipal advisers and dovetail with a FINRA rule have received mixed responses, with some advisers saying their services to local bond issuers are treated too much like the products sold by broker-dealers.

  • March 28, 2017

    Stock Promoter Can't Sue To Stop SEC Action, Judge Says

    A Kansas federal judge tossed a lawsuit to halt a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission administrative proceeding against a stock promoter, saying Tuesday that the Tenth Circuit had vacated agency sanctions in a separate case under different circumstances.

  • March 28, 2017

    RBS Objects To Direct Appeal In Madoff Clawback Fight

    The Royal Bank of Scotland on Tuesday asked a New York bankruptcy court to deny a motion by a trustee for Bernie Madoff’s fraudulent investment firm for a direct Second Circuit appeal to determine if he can claw back $22 million in Ponzi scheme proceeds from the bank, saying the question needs to go through the district court.

  • March 28, 2017

    Ex-Katten Atty Says Indictment In Shkreli Case Is 'Careless'

    A former Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP attorney pushed a New York federal court Monday to strike a portion of the securities fraud indictment against him and onetime client ex-pharmaceutical head Martin Shkreli, saying prosecutors used careless language that ropes him into alleged schemes solely charged against Shkreli.

  • March 28, 2017

    PE-Backed Athene Preps Potential $1.3B Secondary Offering

    Athene Holding Ltd., a private-equity-backed retirement services company that completed a $1.1 billion initial public offering in December, said Monday that certain shareholders will sell 25 million shares through a secondary offering that could net $1.3 billion in a deal involving three law firms.

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