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After quitting in protest, prominent U.S. judge rejoins DOJ commission

As the SEC Brings More Administrative Proceedings, Criticism G...

U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff delivered a speech at the Practising Law Institute in November with a characteristically provocative title: Is the SEC Becoming a Law Unto Itself? The influential New York judge noted that the U.S. Securities and ... Law Technology News, 4 weeks ago

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Heres Why Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR) (PBR) Will Face A Fraud Lawsuit

According to Bloomberg, a New York-based law firm Pomerantz LLP, was appointed by the US district judge Jed Rakoff as the representative of a group of investors, suing Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR) ( NYSE:PBR ) for the corruption scheme it ...
 Bidness Etc3 weeks ago Pomerantz Firm Chosen to Lead Petrobras Share Fraud Suit  Washington Post3 weeks ago
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The Surprise Cost of Whistleblowing

On February 3, 2015, in United States v. Huron Consulting Group HURN +0.37% , Inc ., U.S. District Judge Jed S. Rakoff, took the unusual but not unprecedented step of ordering a False Claims Act (FCA) relator to pay thousands of dollars of costs ...
 JD Supra1 month ago

Bank of America Can't Dodge $1.27B Countrywide Verdict

Never one to mince words, U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff in Manhattan had a few harsh ones for Bank of America Corp. on Tuesday, ruling that it utterly failed to offer a compelling reason to retry a mortgage fraud case that put the bank on the hook ...
 Law Technology News1 month ago Bank of America fails to overturn Countrywide fraud verdict  Reuters1 month ago

Clash with Justice Dept. has Judge Resigning from Presidential Panel and then Returning

The only federal judge serving on a presidential commission on forensic science, U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff last week resigned from the panel in protest over a Department of Justice (DOJ) action, then returned to the panel two days later after ...
 AllGov1 month ago Judge Rakoff returns to forensic panel after Justice Department backs off decision  Washington Post1 month ago U.S. Justice Department Backs Down in Fight Over Science Evidence  iMarketReports1 month ago DEA Official Appointed Vice-Chair to Newly Created National Commission On Forensic Science  Noodls2 months ago

4 years in prison for bitcoin exchanger who helped Silk Road

U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff noted that Robert Faiella had been convicted in a tax case previously and his sentence needed to be long enough to deter him from committing other crimes. "In his case, clearly he didn't learn the lesson," said the ...
 Investor's Business Daily2 months ago Judge sentences Florida bitcoin exchanger to 4 years in prison for aiding Silk Road website  Canadian Business Magazine2 months ago Feds Arrest Washington Man Tied to Silk Road 2  Courthouse News Service2 months ago Bitcoin seller gets 4-year prison sentence for enabling Silk Road transactions  CBC2 months ago
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Extraordinary Cooperation Allows SAC Capital Defendant to Avoid Prison | Compliance Week

Yesterday, U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff sentenced admitted insider trader Noah Freeman to no time in prison due to his extraordinary cooperation with prosecutors. Freeman's cooperation helped prosecutors secure convictions of other defendants at ...
 Securities Docket1 month ago Ex-SAC manager avoids prison after cooperating in insider trading probe  CNBC1 month ago

Judge Names Lead Plaintiff in Petrobras Purported Class-Action Lawsuit

A U.S. district court judge on Wednesday named the lead plaintiff and counsel in a purported class-action lawsuit claiming Petroleo Brasileiro SA executives hid an alleged bribery and money laundering scheme. Universities Superannuation Scheme will ...
 Main Justice3 weeks ago Lead Plaintiff Selected for Petrobras Class-Action  Maritime Global News3 weeks ago U.S. judge picks lead plaintiff for Petrobras class-action suit  Reuters Africa3 weeks ago

Eyewitnesses aren't as reliable as you might think

By Thomas Albright and Jed Rakoff, Thomas Albright is a professor at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies. Jed Rakoff is a federal district judge in the Southern District of New York. Over the past quarter-century, more than 1,400 ...
 Washington Post1 month ago

Newman-Chiasson Insider Trading Decision Shifts Power To Judges

Prosecutors in the Southern District of New York are not happy with the decision handed down by the 2nd Circuit which overturned the insider-trading convictions of Todd Newman and Anthony Chiasson on December 10, 2014. Late Friday, after the news ...
 Forbes.com1 month ago
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