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August 11, 1999
* The Securities and Exchange Commission charged two former Coopers & Lybrand accountants with reckless conduct for their 1994 audit of California Micro Devices Corp., whose top executives later faced charges of insider trading. But Michael Perlis, the Los Angeles-based attorney representing Michael Marrie and Brian Berry, said his clients conducted the audit at the semiconductor component maker in accordance with generally accepted standards.
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BUSINESS
August 11, 1999
* The Securities and Exchange Commission charged two former Coopers & Lybrand accountants with reckless conduct for their 1994 audit of California Micro Devices Corp., whose top executives later faced charges of insider trading. But Michael Perlis, the Los Angeles-based attorney representing Michael Marrie and Brian Berry, said his clients conducted the audit at the semiconductor component maker in accordance with generally accepted standards.
BUSINESS
May 1, 1999 | Dow Jones
An Irvine man has settled securities regulators' allegations that he and another executive at California Micro Devices Corp. falsified records and traded on inside information. Without admitting or denying the allegations, Deepak Kulkarni of Irvine agreed to repay $30,710 in allegedly ill-gotten gains, plus nearly $27,000 in interest and penalty charges. The other executive, Ashok Chalaka of Milpitas, Calif., agreed to repay $128,933, plus more than $82,000 in interest and penalties.
BUSINESS
March 11, 1997 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
California Micro Devices Corp. said a federal judge approved a $13-million settlement to end 10 class-action shareholder lawsuits filed against the company in 1994, when its stock price plunged. The maker of electronic components said Judge Vaughn Walker of the U.S. District Court in San Francisco agreed to the cash and stock settlement, which was amended in September to provide shareholders more cash. Walker had rejected the previous offer, saying it didn't include enough cash.
BUSINESS
August 6, 1998 | Associated Press
The former chief accounting officer of California Micro Devices Corp., whose testimony led to the convictions of two higher-ups for securities fraud, has been placed on three years probation and ordered to perform 300 hours of community service for insider trading. Ronald Romito pleaded guilty to one count of insider trading in 1995 and had awaited sentencing since then as prosecutors proceeded against executives in a stock collapse that cost shareholders more than $100 million.
BUSINESS
May 1, 1999 | Dow Jones
An Irvine man has settled securities regulators' allegations that he and another executive at California Micro Devices Corp. falsified records and traded on inside information. Without admitting or denying the allegations, Deepak Kulkarni of Irvine agreed to repay $30,710 in allegedly ill-gotten gains, plus nearly $27,000 in interest and penalty charges. The other executive, Ashok Chalaka of Milpitas, Calif., agreed to repay $128,933, plus more than $82,000 in interest and penalties.
BUSINESS
October 1, 1998 | Reuters
Two former executives of California Micro Devices Corp., a semiconductor component maker, were accused of illegal insider trading and financial reporting fraud, the SEC said.
BUSINESS
December 3, 1994 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
California Micro Devices Fires Four Top Officials: The silicon chip maker said it fired the executives in connection with an investigation of alleged accounting irregularities. Vice Chairman and former Chief Executive Chan M. Desaigoudar and President Suren Gupta were among the executives fired Thursday evening. The company's board also requested Desaigoudar's resignation as a director. Also dismissed were Ronald A. Romito, chief accounting officer, and Ashok A.
BUSINESS
April 13, 1987
Robert F. Graham, president and CEO of Novellus Systems Inc., has been elected a director of California Micro Devices Corp., Milpitas.
BUSINESS
October 1, 1998 | Reuters
Two former executives of California Micro Devices Corp., a semiconductor component maker, were accused of illegal insider trading and financial reporting fraud, the SEC said.
BUSINESS
August 6, 1998 | Associated Press
The former chief accounting officer of California Micro Devices Corp., whose testimony led to the convictions of two higher-ups for securities fraud, has been placed on three years probation and ordered to perform 300 hours of community service for insider trading. Ronald Romito pleaded guilty to one count of insider trading in 1995 and had awaited sentencing since then as prosecutors proceeded against executives in a stock collapse that cost shareholders more than $100 million.
BUSINESS
March 11, 1997 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
California Micro Devices Corp. said a federal judge approved a $13-million settlement to end 10 class-action shareholder lawsuits filed against the company in 1994, when its stock price plunged. The maker of electronic components said Judge Vaughn Walker of the U.S. District Court in San Francisco agreed to the cash and stock settlement, which was amended in September to provide shareholders more cash. Walker had rejected the previous offer, saying it didn't include enough cash.
BUSINESS
December 3, 1994 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
California Micro Devices Fires Four Top Officials: The silicon chip maker said it fired the executives in connection with an investigation of alleged accounting irregularities. Vice Chairman and former Chief Executive Chan M. Desaigoudar and President Suren Gupta were among the executives fired Thursday evening. The company's board also requested Desaigoudar's resignation as a director. Also dismissed were Ronald A. Romito, chief accounting officer, and Ashok A.
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