The Impact Of Judge Rakoff’s Settlement Odyssey
September 5, 2014
Judge Jed Rakoff’s skirmishes with the SEC over the approval of settlements reached a head earlier this year when the Second Circuit vacated one of the Judge’s orders rejecting a Citigroup/SEC settlement. The Judge on August 5, 2014 reluctantly complied with the higher court’s ruling. C. Evan Stewart discusses the dynamics of these judicial decisions and what was really at issue.