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Former Brazilian Billionaire’s Trial Underway

Former Brazilian Billionaire’s Trial Underway Summary: Eike Batista, previously worth $30 billion, is now $1 billion in debt after his businesses collapsed. He currently faces trial for insider trading charges. Eike Batista, who once held the number 7 spot on Forbes’ list of the world’s…>read more

No Comment November 18, 2014

Insider Trading Scheme Used Post-Its, Napkins to Pass Information

Insider Trading Scheme Used Post-Its, Napkins to Pass Information Summary: Frank Tamayo has admitted to using Post-It notes and napkins to pass stock tips as part of an insider trading scheme. A former mortgage broker pleaded guilty on Friday in federal court in Trenton, New Jersey to securities fraud…>read more

No Comment September 22, 2014

Wilson Sonsini Employee Charged with Inside Trading

Wilson Sonsini Employee Charged with Inside Trading Summary: Wilson Sonsini has a second employee charged with inside trading. How much of a deterrent is the federal government’s crackdown on insider trading in hedge funds? Now that a second employee of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati has been…>read more

No Comment September 17, 2014

Prosecutors Lose First Insider Trading Case in Years

Prosecutors Lose First Insider Trading Case in Years Back in 2007, a case began involving Rengan Rajaratnam that centered around insider trading, according to The New York Times. Rajaratnam is a hedge fund trader. When the case began in 2007, it started a string of 85 consecutive insider…>read more

No Comment July 9, 2014

Simpson Thacher Managing Clerk Charged in Insider Trading Scheme

Simpson Thacher Managing Clerk Charged in Insider Trading Scheme The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has charged a stockbroker working at Morgan Stanley, and a law firm managing clerk working at Simpson Thacher over insider trading around more than a dozen mergers and other corporate transactions. During a four-year…>read more

No Comment March 20, 2014

2nd Circuit Says SEC Can Recoup Money Even Where Insider Trader Didn’t Have Direct Benefits

2nd Circuit Says SEC Can Recoup Money Even Where Insider Trader Didn’t Have Direct Benefits   Earlier this week, a divided (2-1) 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals passed a ruling that allows the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to cover an important loophole and move to recoup money from insider trading profits, where the…>read more

No Comment February 19, 2014

Ex-Broker Charged for Using Insider Information in Burger King Takover

Ex-Broker Charged for Using Insider Information in Burger King Takover The $4 billion purchase of Burger King by 3G Capital Partners was announced on September 2, 2010. According to Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara, two men have been charged with making illegal trades. Today, federal prosecutors in New York charged former…>read more

No Comment January 24, 2014

Morrison’s Employee Arrested in Insider Trading Probe

Morrison’s Employee Arrested in Insider Trading Probe   “A 49-year-old employee at William Morrison Supermarkets Plc was arrested as part of a U.K. insider-trading probe, according to” Bloomberg News. Insider trading is the trading of a public company’s stock or other securities (such as bonds or stock…>read more

No Comment December 13, 2013

Inside Trader is Disbarred, Given 17 Years

Inside Trader is Disbarred, Given 17 Years It only makes sense that Matthew Kluger was disbarred in Washington D.C. After all, he was already disbarred in New York as of January, and besides, he just received 12 years in jail for his career-long multimillion insider-trading scheme. He…>read more

No Comment November 22, 2013

Defendants from Insider Trading Case Ask for Convictions to be Overturned

Defendants from Insider Trading Case Ask for Convictions to be Overturned The attorneys for two traders found guilty of insider trading have asked the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to vacate the convictions, which were handed down in 2011. The two convicted are Zvi Goffe and Michael Kimelman. Goffe is…>read more

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