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Entries in Kokesh v. SEC (3)

Wednesday
Jun072017

Marc Alain Bohn: After Kokesh, new pressure on SEC to settle faster

The U.S. Supreme Court issued its highly anticipated opinion in Kokesh v. SEC Monday, unanimously holding that the SEC’s use of disgorgement operates as a penalty under federal law and is therefore not freed from the five-year statute of limitations.

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Tuesday
Jun062017

Supreme Court limits SEC disgorgement power

The U.S. Supreme Court Monday ruled 9-0 to limit the Securities and Exchange Commission's legal authority to recover ill-gotten profits from defendants.

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Saturday
Jan142017

Practice Alert: Supreme Court to decide whether 5-year statute of limitations applies to disgorgement

In a key development of relevance to the FCPA bar, the U.S. Supreme Court Friday accepted cert in Kokesh v. SEC (16-529). The issue presented in the cert petition is: “Whether the five-year statute of limitations in 28 U.S.C. § 2462 applies to claims for 'disgorgement.'”

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