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Autumn leaves are falling and the first torrential rains played havoc in low lying areas. Yet the autumn fresh air has also morphed into a landside court decision that took five years in the making. The Times of Malta reported last week that Mr Justice Tonio Mallia, sitting in the First Hall of the Civil Court, concluded that Victor Zammit, Christopher Gauci and Wallace Fino had committed fraudulent and wrongful trading in connection with PCO and the company’s creditors. They were held personally and unlimitedly responsible for the debts incurred by Priceclub Operators Ltd (PCO). The court said that this manoeuvring took place ...
(or part of a company) is brought to an end, and the assets and property of the company redistributed. Liquidation is also sometimes referred to as winding-up or dissolution , although dissolution technically refers to the last stage of liquidation. The process of liquidation also arises when customs , an authority or agency in a country responsible for collecting and safeguarding customs duties , determines the final computation or ascertainment of the duties or drawback accruing on an entry. Liquidation may either be compulsory (sometimes referred to as a creditors' liquidation ) or voluntary (sometimes referred to as a ...
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White Collar Crime Prof Blog: Quality Control at the Second ...
which overturned a long line of Second Circuit precedent establishing that willfulness in the context of criminal Exchange Act prosecutions requires the government to prove a defendant's awareness of the general unlawfulness of his/her conduct under the securities laws . I pledged to post again and focus a little more on the specifics of the opinion.  The Kaiser Court states that "[m]ore recently, we seemed to endorse a higher standard for willfulness in insider trading cases." This is misleading on several counts. First, the higher standard for willfulness in criminal ... market research, surveys and trends
Federal District Court Permits Fraud Claim to be Asserted Against ...
A United States District Court Judge sitting in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida has granted a motion filed by Alliance Investment Management Ltd. to assert a fraudulent misrepresentation claim against Akers Biosciences, Inc. for making misrepresentations about the negotiability of 2.8 million shares of its common stock and for wrongfully canceling those shares after Alliance traded those shares on the London Stock Exchange. Alliance is an investment brokerage firm and a Class 1 broker/dealer based in Nassau, Bahamas. Alliance provides a variety of financial products and services, including equities, fixed-income securities, options, ... market research, surveys and trends

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USDOJ: CRM: Fraud: Mass-Marketing Fraud
The term "mass-marketing fraud" refers generally to any type of fraud scheme that uses one or more mass-communication techniques and technologies – such as the Internet, telephones, the mail, and even mass meetings in person -- to present fraudulent solicitations to numbers of prospective victims, to conduct fraudulent transactions with victims, or to transmit the proceeds of the fraud to financial institutions or to others connected with the scheme. Broadly speaking, mass-marketing fraud schemes fall into two general categories: (1) schemes that target larger numbers of victims for comparatively small ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Cases and - FindLaw | Cases and Codes
Daniel CHILL, Plaintiff-Appellant, Paul Kay, Giza Schectman, Mayer Ballas, Douglas Marshall, Steven J. Weiss, M.D. Profit Sharing Plan and Michelle Ruder, Appellants, v. GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY, Defendant-Appellee. No. 1534, Docket 95-9175. Argued June 27, 1996. -- November 27, 1996 Before:  MINER, JACOBS and PARKER, Circuit Judges. Abraham Rappaport,Morris & Morris, Wilmington, DE, and Joel Seligman, University of Arizona College of Law, Tucson, AZ (Irving L. Morris, Karen L. Morris, Abraham Rappaport, Patrick F. Morris, Seth D. Rigrodsky, Morris & Morris, New York City;  Stull, Stull & Brody, New York City;  Weiss & Yourman, ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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Supreme Court limits application of Section 10(b) and Rule 10b-5 of Exchange ...
On June 24, the U.S. Supreme Court held in Morrison v. National Australia Bank Ltd. that the principal antifraud provisions of the federal securities laws, Section 10(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and Rule 10b-5 thereunder, do not apply to transactions that occur outside the United States. Please log in below to access the full article. If you are not an existing Lexology subscriber, please register for the free daily legal newsfeed service here . While the Fair Labor Standards Act has been in existence for quite some time, it rapidly is becoming the current weapon of choice by employees against ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Supreme Court rules foreigners can't sue Australian bank in U.S. courts
We decide whether §10(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 provides a cause of action to foreign plaintiffs suing foreign and American defendants for misconduct in connection with securities traded on foreign exchanges. Respondent National Australia Bank Limited (National) was, during the relevant time, the largest bank in Australia. Its Ordinary Shares—what in America would be called "common stock"—are traded on the Australian Stock Exchange Limited and on other foreign securities exchanges, but not on any exchange in the United States. There are listed on the New York Stock Exchange, however, ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

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Read more - Directors' Accountability and Insolvency: Luxembourg's ...
GERBER/CANTELE: DIRECTORS' ACCOUNTABILITY AND INSOLVENCY: [2007] I.C.C.L.R. 409. Directors'. Accountability and. Insolvency: Luxembourg's. Response Towards ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Initial Decision: Thomas J. Donovan, Release No. 280; File No. 3-11716
This Initial Decision bars Thomas J. Donovan (Donovan) from association with any broker or dealer. Donovan was previously enjoined from violating the antifraud provisions of the securities laws, based on his involvement in a fraudulent trading scheme. The Securities and Exchange Commission (Commission) initiated this proceeding with an Order Instituting Proceedings (OIP) against Donovan on October 21, 2004, pursuant to Section 15(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (Exchange Act). Donovan was served with the OIP on November 24, 2004. The undersigned held a one-day hearing on February 15, 2005, in New York City. The ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Mwenda, Kenneth - Faculty - American University Washington College ...
A Rhodes Scholar, Professor Kenneth K. Mwenda is Senior Counsel in the Legal Vice-Presidency of the World Bank, Washington DC. He also serves as Extraordinary Professor at the Law Faculty of the University of Pretoria, South Africa. Professor Mwenda holds, among many other qualifications, the esteemed and rarely awarded Higher Doctorate Degree of Doctor of Laws (LLD) from Rhodes University, South Africa and a PhD in Corporate Law from the University of Warwick, UK. Professor Mwenda is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS), with management qualifications from Cornell University and Georgetown University, ...
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MLM against Traditional Trading
What are the different between Multi Level Marketing and Traditional marketing, What are the impact of MLM toward the Traditional trading. Just my opinion: Because MLM is designed to pay commissions on many levels, then the only things that work with it are ones that have a very high markup. ...so in other words, as far as sales go, items sold with MLM are the toughest sells. Remember the old Amway? The company got rich while thousands of sales people beat on doors to no avail. Sure, a choice very very few got rich...or even made a living off of it, but very few. Think of it this way: Can you name one item that is well known ...
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