Rajaratnam Judge: Wiretaps in Insider Trading Cases are "Radical"
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) defines illegal insider trading as “…buying or selling a security, in breach of a fiduciary duty or other relationship of trust and confidence, while in possession of material,...more
2012 was a big year in the government's pursuit of white collar crime. 2013 – the five year anniversary of the financial crisis – brings new legislators, new regulators, and the possibility that a looming statute of...more
It is hard to know whether the government’s aggressive enforcement of insider trading laws deters criminals from violating securities laws. One key factor in this equation is the risk of getting caught. The Obama...more
Yet another shoe has dropped in the long-running investigation and the series of prosecutions arising from allegations of insider trading in the stocks of Goldman Sachs and other companies. In May 2011, Raj Rajaratnam was...more
You have surely heard by now that Rajat Gupta was convicted on four of six counts in his insider trading trial last Friday. Amid a number of recent high-profile flops, Gupta’s conviction is a bright spot for the Justice...more
March 12 (Bloomberg Law) -- Richard Holwell, who presided in Manhattan federal court over the insider trading trial of Galleon Group co-founder Raj Rajaratnam, tells Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia that the FBI's recent...more
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