Year: 2016

The Government’s insider trading conviction last week in U.S.v. Stewart, No. 1:15-cr-00287 (S.D.N.Y.) is being hailed by some as the way forward for the DOJ and the SEC in a post-Newman world. Perhaps. But consideration of the jury instructions in …

Insider Trading: Is Stewart the Way Forward for the Government?

Read More »

Tagged with: , , , ,

An investment banker who repeatedly tipped his father on about pending mergers was found guilty of insider trading by a jury this week. The Commission brought another action based on the whistleblower protections where the firm’s severance agreements impinged on …

This Week In Securities Litigation (Week ending August 19, 2016) Read More »

Tagged with: , , , , ,