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Feb 7, 2014

Ex-SAC fund manager Martoma found guilty of insider trading

Former SAC Capital Advisors fund manager Mathew Martoma was found guilty Thursday in the most lucrative insider trading scheme ever.

Dec 22, 2009

Raj Rajaratnam, Chiesi deny insider-trading charges

Raj Rajaratnam, the billionaire Galleon Group founder, and Danielle Chiesi, an executive at New Castle Funds, pleaded not guilty to federal charges that they used inside information to profit from stock trades. The two were indicted on Dec. 15 in a wide-ranging insider-trading case that allegedly generated more than $20 million in illegal profits. A […]

Dec 7, 2009

Arrest spurs law firms to review security

The insider-trading arrest of a Ropes & Gray attorney has caused alarm at some law firms, which are seeking new ways to guarantee they don’t breach client confidentiality – either by accident or design. Arthur Cutillo, 33, of Ridgewood, N.J., released “material, nonpublic information” about mergers and acquisitions involving Ropes & Gray clients to Wall […]

Oct 20, 2009

U.S. investigators said to target wave of insider-trading cases after Galleon

Federal investigators are gearing up to file charges against a wider array of insider-trading networks, some linked to the criminal case against billionaire hedge-fund manager Raj Rajaratnam that shook Wall Street last week, people familiar with the matter said. The pending crackdown, based on at least two years of investigation, targets securities professionals including hedge-fund […]

Apr 14, 2009

Nation briefs

Ex-Qwest chief request to remain free is rejected Joseph Nacchio, Qwest Communications International Inc.’s former chief executive officer, must report to prison on April 14 to begin serving a six-year sentence for insider trading, a federal appeals court ruled. The U.S. Court of Appeals in Denver rejected Nacchio’s argument that he should remain free on […]

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