9th Circuit Upholds SEC Summary Judgment Against Convicted Heart Tronics Fraudster

The 9th Circuit sided with the Securities Exchange Commission in an action against Heart Tronics Inc. and attorney Mitchell Stein, who fraudulently inflated the company’s stock price while working as its outside counsel. 

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Nobel Prizes Announced

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded Wednesday to two National Institutes of Health grantees, Drs. Frances H. Arnold, of the California Institute of Technology, for directed evolution of enzymes, and George P. Smith, of the University of Missouri-Columbia, who shares the prize with Dr. Gregory P. Winter, of the University of Cambridge, U.K., for the phage display of peptides and antibodies.

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