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Perkins Coie Partner Pravin Rao was quoted extensively in an article entitled "Securities Cases to Watch in 2010." The coming year is expected to be full of high-profile cases brought by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The article, published by Law360, lists five cases securities professionals are sure to have their eyes on in 2010. SEC v. Rorech, the first-ever insider trading case listed to the default swaps, is among the cases mentioned. "The SEC is expanding its reach into an area where it's never really gone before," said Rao in regard to the case. Rao was also quoted on other cases listed in the article, including SEC v. Cuban and SEC v. Bank of America Corp.