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Case of the Day: Ahrens v. Pecknick

Posted on November 24, 2016

A note to readers: Due to my travel schedule, there will likely be no new posts next week, and I may not respond to your comments or emails as quickly as I ordinarily do. Also, thank you for your feedback on political posts. I am going to continue writing them, but I am going to segregate them from the ordinary posts. My current thought is to put them at politics.blogatory.com, but if anyone can come up with a good pun or similarly catchy name that uses “blogatory,” I’m all ears. Also, by separating the political posts, I think we can open up some new possibilities, such as regular contributing authors. So if you are interested in writing about US (or non-US) politics at the…

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Case of the Day: SEC v. Nagaicevs

Posted on July 25, 2013

The case of the day is SEC v. Nagaicevs (N.D. Cal. 2013). The SEC alleged that Igors Nagaicevs, a Latvian national, had gained unauthorized access to online brokerage accounts and made trades in those accounts to manipulate securities prices in his favor. It brought claims under § 17(a) of the Securities Act and § 10(b) of the Securities Exchange Act. The SEC sought to make service of process via the Latvian central authority, using the address Nagaicevs had used to open most of his trading accounts. The central authority returned the request for service unexecuted, indicating that “the addressee cannot be located.” The SEC then moved under FRCP 4(f)(3) for leave to serve Nagaicevs by email, using the email address he had provided to…

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