Archive for the ‘SEC’ Category

Justice Frankfurter and His Frankenstein

June 11, 2015

Chidem Kurdas

There‚Äôs nothing new (more…)

Fraud and the Unwilling Regulator

May 21, 2015

In the annals of financial (more…)

Lesson from Stanford DIY Appeal

September 3, 2014

Chidem Kurdas

Allen Stanford, serving a 110-year sentence for the massive Ponzi scheme (more…)

Och Beset by Foreign Corruption Lawsuits

August 20, 2014

Chidem Kurdas

Class action lawyers are circling NYSE-listed Och-Ziff Capital Management Group like a posse of Indian braves whooping around a wagon. (more…)

CME High Frequency Trading Claim: Really?

April 14, 2014

Chidem Kurdas

If the allegations made in the lawsuit filed April 11th by three traders against CME are true, then executives of the exchange who can be shown to be involved should face criminal charges. (more…)

SEC Info Security Still Shaky

April 10, 2014

Chidem Kurdas

While the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has (more…)

Falcone Harbinger Deal Below Market Price

April 4, 2014

Chidem Kurdas

Funds controlled by Philip Falcone (more…)

Favored Madoff Victims Near Half Mark

March 26, 2014

Chidem Kurdas

Yesterday, the government-appointed trustee (more…)

Falcone Forced to Sell Harbinger Cheap

February 18, 2014

Chidem Kurdas

In the past week or two the holder of an option (more…)

Willie Sutton Tax as New Policy

January 14, 2014

Chidem Kurdas

Jed Rakoff, the U.S. Judge for the Southern District of New York who is known for his distinctive opinions on financial cases, has (more…)