Posts Tagged ‘SEC Defense’

SEC Enforcement Actions for Civil Penalties: The Road Ahead after Gabelli v. SEC

  • July 24th, 2014
  • Russell Weigel
  • Comments Off on SEC Enforcement Actions for Civil Penalties: The Road Ahead after Gabelli v. SEC

In Gabelli v. SEC, decided in February 2013, the Supreme Court unambiguously prohibited the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) from bringing enforcement actions seeking civil penalties in cases of fraud after the applicable statute of limitations period has elapsed….