Top 10 Securities Enforcement Developments Of 2011
January 4, 2012, 7:38 PM EST
Law360, New York (January 4, 2012, 7:38 PM EST) -- Though the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission was quite busy in 2011, bringing a record number of actions, the year may be remembered more for the U.S. Supreme Court’s Janus decision restricting primary fraud liability for nonspeakers. Other noteworthy developments at the SEC included a focus on alleged negligent as well as alleged fraudulent conduct, and getting the cooperation and whistleblower initiatives also got off the ground.
At the U.S. Department of Justice, the Galleon-related and other insider-trading cases received the greatest public and press attention,...