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Tag Archives: Securities Fraud

Criminal Practice – Securities Fraud – Evidence – Expert Testimony (access required)

U.S. v. Offill The 4th Circuit affirms securities fraud and wire fraud convictions of a former lawyer for the Securities and Exchange Commission who participated in a “pump and dump” securities scheme designed to evade securities registration requirements, artificially inflate the value of securities and then realize a gain by selling them at the inflated value to the public.

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Labor & Employment – Retirement Funds – ERISA – Investment Change – Health Insurance – Securities Fraud Claim (access required)

  Hall v. Tyco International Ltd. (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-03-0927, 10 pp.) (James A. Beaty, J.) M.D.N.C. Holding: Even if the court accepts plaintiff’s personal calculations as to how much money he lost in the 24 hours during which his ...

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