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Selected Press Releases

SEC Charges Bristol-Myers Squibb Executive With Insider Trading in Stock Options of Potential Acquisition Targets

08/02/2012

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged an executive at Bristol-Myers Squibb with insider trading on confidential information about companies being targeted for potential acquisitions. His illegal trading took place as recently as just weeks ago.Read more

SEC Charges N.Y.-Based Fund Manager and Others With Securities Law Violations Related to Chinese Reverse Merger Company

07/30/2012

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged New York-based investment manager Peter Siris and two of his firms with a host of securities law violations mostly related to his activities with a Chinese reverse merger company, China Yingxia International Inc.Read more

SEC Charges Close Friend of Staffing Company CEO with Insider Trading Around Acquisition

07/25/2012

The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged the close friend of a CEO with insider trading in the stock of a Houston-based employment services company by exploiting confidential information he learned while they were spending time together.Read more

SEC Charges CEO With Insider Trading in Secondary Offering of Company Stock

07/19/2012

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged the chairman and CEO of a Santa Ana, CA-based computer storage device company with insider trading in a secondary offering of his stock shares with knowledge of confidential information that a major customer’s demand for one of its most profitable products was turning out to be less than expected.Read more

SEC Charges Chicago-Based Consulting Firm and Executives With Accounting Violations

07/19/2012

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged a Chicago-based consulting firm and two of its former executives with accounting violations that overstated the company’s income for multiple years.Read more