Disgorgement


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Disgorgement

Stolen money that must be repaid to victims of theft, fraud, or some other financial crime. That is, when a person or business has made profits through illegal or unethical means, it must pay disgorgement plus interest to all victims in so far as it is possible. This is done to attempt to restore the status quo before the illegal or unethical actions were committed. The perpetrator must pay disgorgement over and above any punitive damages that have been assessed.
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The ruling "shatters the SEC's long-standing view that the disgorgement remedy is equitable, and therefore not subject to any statute of limitations," King & Spalding partner Dixie Johnson said Monday.
83) In contrast, disgorgement for breach of contract is a peripheral equitable remedy.
the SEC to order disgorgement in administrative proceedings and
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4 million disgorgement, plus prejudgment interest, and other prescribed "undertakings," to include annual code of conduct updates and certifications, anti-corruption and FCPA compliance training, and certification of the deferred prosecution agreement compliance.
2 million in disgorgement, interest and civil penalties to settle the SEC's charges and to pay $113 million to other federal and state authorities in connection with their parallel cases.
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The suit for trespass seeks injunctive relief, disgorgement of the money received for the tickets and punitive damages.
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Carriers raise the disgorgement issue frequently and corporations and their directors and officers must be prepared to address it.