No. 22-11132.

72 F.4th 640 (2023)

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. Timothy BARTON, Defendant-Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.

FILED June 28, 2023.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Ezekiel Levenson Hill (argued), Securities and Exchange Commission, Office of General Counsel, Washington, DC, Keefe Michael Bernstein , Trial Attorney, U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission, Trial Unit, Fort Worth, TX, David B. Reece , U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission, Fort Worth District Office, Fort Worth, TX, for Plaintiff-Appellee.

Michael J. Edney (argued), Michael Christopher Dingman , Hunton Andrews Kurth, L.L.P., Washington, DC, Edwin A. Huffman , Attorney, Hunton Andrews Kurth, L.L.P., Dallas, TX, Richard Bratton Roper, III, Esq. , Holland & Knight, L.L.P., Dallas, TX, for Defendant-Appellant.

Charlene Cantrell Koonce , Cortney Christopher Thomas , Brown Fox, P.L.L.C., Dallas, TX, for Amicus Curiae Cortney Christopher Thomas.

John Joseph Kane , Andrew Robertson , Kane Russell Coleman & Logan, P.C., Dallas, TX, for Amicus Curiae HNGH Turtle Creek, L.L.C.

Before Clement, Graves, and Higginson, Circuit Judges.

The Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") sued Defendant Timothy Barton as well as other individual Defendants and corporate entities for securities violations. Barton appeals the district court's order appointing a receiver over all corporations and entities controlled by him. For the following reasons...


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