The SEC said May 15 that final settlements have been approved in the "golden goose" insider trading case in which a former Lehman Brothers trader passed along inside info from his PR executive wife, who was not charged in the scheme. Continue »
The Depository Trust & Clearing Corp., a Wall Street utility owned by banks and the New York Stock Exchange, is working with outside PR counsel as it sues the top derivatives regulator, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. Continue »
Kekst and Company is advising Highfields Capital Management, which wants Canada's doughnut/coffee king Tim Hortons Inc., to reconsider its costly expansion in the U.S. market that Highland believes is saturated with Dunkin' Doughnuts and Starbucks outlets. Continue »
Trendy hotel owner Morgans Hotel Group and a large shareholder group have engaged PR and IR counsel in a showdown over a recapitalization plan with Yucaipa Companies, the firm of supermarket titan Ron Burkle and a creditor of Morgans.