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Dearlove v. SEC, No. 08-1132

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By FindLaw Staff on July 24, 2009 12:34 PM

In a petition for review of an SEC order barring petitioner from practicing as an accountant before the SEC, the petition is denied where: 1) the SEC need not have received expert testimony to establish the standard of care or to determine whether petitioner's conduct was unreasonable; and 2) ample evidence supported the SEC's conclusion that petitioner engaged in repeated instances of unreasonable conduct. 

Read Dearlove v. SEC, No. 08-1132

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Argued February 9, 2009

Decided July 24, 2009


Opinion by Judge Ginsburg


Benjamin M. Zuffranieri Jr.

Tracey A. Hardin, Senior Counsel, Securities & Exchange Commission, Washington, DC

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