Legal News

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged a New York-based brokerage firm that operates a dark pool alternative trading system with improperly using subscribers’ confidential trading information in marketing its services.

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced a whistleblower award of more than $875,000 to be split evenly between two individuals who provided tips and assistance to help the agency bring an enforcement action.

Indictments were filed yesterday charging a Pennsylvania attorney and his client in a bankruptcy fraud scheme, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger. Pietro A. Barbieri, esq., 61, of Exton, Pennsylvania, was retained by Deborah Messner, 59, of Glenmoore, Pennsylvania, for a divorce and bankruptcy matter.

A current Puerto Rico Superior Court Judge and Puerto Rico businessman were charged with orchestrating a criminal scheme in which the businessman paid bribes to the judge presiding over the criminal case against the businessman according to an indictment unsealed today.

A meeting of the Advisory Committee on International Law will take place on Friday, June 20, 2014, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the George Washington University Law School, Michael K. Young Faculty Conference Center, 716 20th Street NW, 5th Floor, Washington, DC.