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VSB Disciplinary Actions (access required)

On Dec. 29, 2008, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board revoked the law license of Michael J. Beattie of Vienna. According to the VSB, Beattie consented to the revocation, admitting that he had violated disciplinary rules that govern competence, diligence, ...

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Securities – Securities Fraud – Scienter (access required)

Saying it is not establishing “blanket immunity for accountants for otherwise actionable statements with a strong inference of scienter,” the 4th Circuit nevertheless upholds dismissal of a securities fraud case against Deloitte & Touche involving two food service companies, because ...

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