Topic: Securities fraud

SEC charges electric truck start-up founder over misleading statements

29 July 2021

UK court approves Mike Lynch’s extradition to US

A London court has ruled that UK billionaire Michael Lynch can be extradited to the US on fraud charges tied to US software company HP’s $11.1 billion acquisition of a company he founded.

22 July 2021

Singapore regulator wants to expand raid powers

Singapore’s financial regulator has asked politicians for new powers to conduct raids without obtaining a warrant or giving its targets prior notice.

07 July 2021

SEC accuses Tesla of violating court order over Elon Musk tweets

02 June 2021

DOJ: Lenient sentences for convicted spoofers could “wreak havoc” on US markets

US prosecutors want two convicted ex-Deutsche Bank traders to serve at least four-and-a-half years in prison; the former traders hope to avoid prison altogether.

24 May 2021

Ex-SEC whistleblower chief: focus on the allegations not the whistleblower

Jane Norberg, who led the SEC’s office of the whistleblower from 2016 to 2021, spoke to GIR shortly before joining Arnold & Porter.

24 May 2021

Nikola receives new SEC subpoena

10 May 2021

DOJ ends FCPA probe into packaging company

Pactiv Evergreen, a food and drink packaging company, said in a securities filing on 6 May that the US Department of Justice closed its investigation into the company regarding possible bribery violations in China.

07 May 2021

Former Braskem CEO pleads guilty in Brazilian corruption case

His lawyers had previously argued that the conduct was time-barred and lacked any meaningful connection to the US.

15 April 2021

Rio Tinto and SEC spar over expert witnesses in Mozambique fraud case

The US securities regulator and Anglo-Australian mining company Rio Tinto are attempting to strike out each other’s expert witnesses ahead of a fraud trial linked to a Mozambique coal mine.

13 April 2021

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