Ex-KPMG partner Scott London turned to Los Angeles attorney Harland Braun in the wake of this week's insider trading bombshell involving Herbalife, Sketchers, and other companies. Bryan Shaw, the L.A. jeweler who allegedly made $1 million from London's tips, has tapped Bingham McCutchen's Nathan Hochman.
Will Barry Berke of Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel help stymie the ever-widening insider trading probe of the hedge fund SAC Capital Advisors? Or will Berke's client be just another step up the ladder for prosecutors determined to nab the fund's billionaire founder, Steven Cohen?
After a setback, federal prosecutors are fighting to salvage their aggressive economic espionage case against four Chinese corporations accused of paying close to $30 million for stolen DuPont trade secrets.
The settlements with two affiliates of hedge fund giant SAC Capital come amid the SEC's continuing investigation of insider trading in connection with hedge funds and expert networks.
Facebook owner-wannabe Paul Ceglia took aim at both sets of his accusers this week, alleging that U.S. prosecutors violated his constitutional rights by bringing criminal fraud charges against him--and claiming they're too close to Gibson Dunn.
On Monday Sidley Austin's Mark Haddad lost his bid to overturn the conviction of former InterMune CEO W. Scott Harkonen for misstating clinical study results in a company press release. Haddad said Tuesday that he'll continue to fight for Harkonen through a petition for en banc review.
A federal judge in Chicago rejected Black's argument that his 2007 fraud and obstruction of justice convictions were invalid because he was unconstitutionally deprived of his preferred defense attorneys, Brendan Sullivan and Gregory Craig.
After losing a bid to dismiss FCPA claims against a Hungarian telecom executive just two weeks ago, lawyers at Skadden had much better luck before a different New York federal judge in a parallel case against former Siemens Argentina CEO Herbert Steffen.
Siding with BuckleySandler and Gibson Dunn, a federal judge in Houston ruled Tuesday that the "vast majority" of the Securities and Exchange Commission's claims against two Noble Corporation executives are barred by the FCPA's five-year statute of limitations.