Securities litigation: Today’s top news on Westlaw News & Insight

October 20, 2010

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Here are today’s top stories from the Securities Litigation site.

SEC headquarters building SEC charges hedge fund with inflating ‘side pockets’
U.S. securities regulators charged two hedge fund managers at Georgia-based Palisades Master Fund with fraud on Tuesday, claiming they had overvalued illiquid assets placed in a “side pocket” to deceive investors and steal millions of dollars.
Citigroup logo (REUTERS) Judge gives final signoff on Citigroup-SEC deal
A federal judge gave final approval to Citigroup Inc’s revised $75 million settlement with the Securities and Exchange Commission to resolve allegations that the bank misled investors about its subprime mortgage exposure.
EMI offices (REUTERS) NY jury asked to identify lies in EMI dispute
A New York jury was asked on Monday to decide who may have lied in a dispute over a Citigroup-backed, $6.4 billion buyout of legendary music company EMI by British financier Guy Hands in 2007.

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