Insider Dealing

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On December 13, the FSA published a press release announcing that Thomas Ammann, a former investment banker and FSA Approved Person at Mizuho International plc, had been sentenced  to 2 years and 8 months imprisonment for two counts of insider dealing and two counts of encouraging insider dealing. The press release stated that Mr Ammann received profits of several hundred thousand dollars through insider dealing relating to the acquisition of Océ by Canon, who were being advised by MIP at the time. The FSA makes no criticism of Mizuho International plc.

Topics:  Financial Services Authority, Insider Trading

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