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Summary: A former employee of Simpson Thacher & Bartlett has been charged in an insider trading case that netted $5.6 million. Steven Metro, the former managing clerk for Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, has been indicted for his reported role in a…>read moreNo Comment January 16, 2015
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 moreNo Comment November 18, 2014
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 moreNo Comment September 22, 2014
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 moreNo Comment September 17, 2014
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 moreNo Comment July 9, 2014
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 moreNo Comment March 20, 2014
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 moreNo Comment February 19, 2014
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 moreNo Comment January 24, 2014
“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 moreNo Comment December 13, 2013
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 moreNo Comment November 22, 2013
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