Culverhouse v. Bearden: Representation of officers of a public company that sells a data management platform, in action by investor alleging investment fraud and seeking damages in excess of $4 million. Following briefing on our motion to dismiss, the lawsuit was resolved out of court.
Holotrack Ventures v. Pulse Evolution: Representation of Pulse Evolution, a start-up company, and its directors and officers in a lawsuit brought by foreign investors alleging fraud, misappropriation, and conversion, among other things. The lawsuit was resolved favorably out of court.
Representation of the CEO of a New York investment firm in response to a SEC investigation into allegations of insider trading.
SEC v. Shapiro: Representation of relief defendant who was the wife of Woodbridge Financial Group’s principal and CEO, Robert Shapiro, along with related entities, in an SEC enforcement action alleging that Woodbridge ran a $1.2 billion dollar Ponzi scheme that marketed real estate investment products to retail investors.
SEC v. David Brooks: Representation of the estate of David Brooks, the former CEO of DHB Industries, in $200 million securities fraud enforcement action brought in conjunction with parallel criminal, civil forfeiture and corporate bankruptcy proceedings in New York and Delaware. MNR assisted the client in obtaining a global settlement resul [...]
SEC v. Ruderman: Representation of former chairman and CEO of 1 Global Capital, LLC, a merchant cash advance business, in SEC enforcement action alleging securities fraud violations and seeking in excess of $250 million in disgorgement and penalties.
U.S. v. Clinton: Representation of the chief operating officer of one of the largest compounding pharmacy management companies in Florida. MNR obtained a 50% reduced sentence for the defendant—ten years less than the company’s chief executive.
Representation of a technology company in an investigation being conducted by the SEC and DOJ into possible violations of the FCPA arising out of certain Mexican projects.
Representation of Imagina US, a media company, in an internal investigation and criminal investigation into the FIFA bribery scandal. MNR was able to convince the government that all fines should be paid by the parent company, allowing Imagina to continue to operate and move forward with a stronger compliance program.