Files concerning the trial against Holger Pfahls, former state ...
Oct 5th, 2011
(Reuters) - Files concerning the trial against Holger Pfahls, former state secretary of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) are pictured in a court room in Augsburg, October 5, 2011. Pfahls is accused of fraudulent bankruptcy. REUTERS/Guido Krzikowski (CRIME LAW POLITICS) -
By Sarah N. Lynch and Aruna Viswanatha WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Securities and Exchange Commission Chair Mary Jo White says her team will not shy away from high-stakes trials, and not just strike settlements with wrongdoers, but a string of recent court setbacks shows she has her work cut out for her. On Tuesday, a federal judge in California rejecte... [Full Article]
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