Tom Sporkin was quoted in Sheelah Kolhatkar's Bloomberg Businessweek article, "Will Anyone at SAC Capital Face Criminal Charges?" “Wiretaps are very important in a crime like insider trading that has so many different elements, including the need to show intent,” says Tom Sporkin, a partner at...In The News
Clint Rockwell Quoted in American Banker Article, "Banks Likely to Gain FHA Relief Under Foreclosure Servicing Settlement"
Partner Clint Rockwell was quoted in the American Banker article, "Banks Likely to Gain FHA Relief Under Foreclosure Servicing Settlement," by Kate Berry. Clinton Rockwell, a partner with the Buckley Sandler LLP law firm, said a release from liability could be "a good thing" for banks — depending...In The News
WASHINGTON, DC (November 20, 2012) – Today, Judge Richard J. Leon of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia dismissed a class action lawsuit against Leanne G. Spencer, the former Controller of Fannie Mae, in the matter In Re Fannie Mae Securities Litigation . When filed eight years...In The News
Tom Sporkin was quoted in the November 9 Law360 article, "Latest Cost-Benefit Suit Puts CFTC in Uncharted Waters." The ramifications are particularly troubling for the CFTC, according to Thomas A. Sporkin, a former U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission attorney who is now a partner at Buckley...In The News
Buckley Sandler represented First Virginia Community Bank on the transaction. FAIRFAX, Va. – First Virginia Community Bank (FVCbank) closed on its acquisition of 1stCommonwealth Bank of Virginia on Friday, October 19, marking FVCbank’s expansion into Arlington County. The all-stock transaction...In The News
Tom Sporkin Quoted in Forbes: "Is the SEC's Ponzi Crusade Enabling Companies to Cook the Books, Enron-Style?"
Tom Sporkin was quoted in the Forbes article, "Is the SEC's Ponzi Crusade Enabling Companies to Cook the Books, Enron-Style?" by Francine McKenna, posted on October 18. A big unknown: whether insider tips flowing into the SEC since the Dodd-Frank Act authorized whistle-blower rewards will lead to...In The News
Partner David Krakoff was quoted in Jeffrey Benzing's article, "U.S. Attorney Says FCPA Enforcement Won't Drop Despite Setbacks" on Main Justice: Just Anti-Corruption. Sting defense attorneys David Krakoff and Paul Calli were critical of the government's case against their clients, who were caught...In The News
Tom Sporkin was quoted in the October 17 Law360 article, "SEC's Pricey Swaps Rule Sets Up Wall Street Showdown," by Max Stendahl. But the agency had no choice but to float the rule now in order to move the regulation forward, according to Thomas A. Sporkin, a former SEC official now with Buckley...In The News
John Redding was quoted in Erin Coe's article, "California Mortgage Reforms Usher in Regulatory Crackdown," on Law360. With a broader scope of claimed offenses that can call for a statewide grand jury and an extended time frame for authorities to bring actions over loan modification misconduct,...In The News
Washington, DC / New York, NY (September 5, 2012) – Buckley Sandler LLP , a nationally recognized financial services and criminal and civil enforcement defense law firm, welcomes to the firm Ross E. Morrison , a former Assistant United States Attorney and Acting Chief and Deputy Chief Appellate...In The News