Category: Insider Trading

On Insider Trading Law

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The ruling by the 2nd Circuit in the Newman/Chiasson (Todd Newman Diamondback and Anthony Chiasson – Level Global) insider trading case has drawn much criticism for seemingly allowing rich, stock traders to skirt the law and gain an advantage over…

Top 5 Best Performing Stocks of 2014

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The best-performing actively traded stocks of 2014: 1. American Airlines 2. Micron Technology 3. Tesla Motors 4. Facebook 5. Yahoo The list of 20 most-traded U.S.-listed stocks was put together at the Journal’s request by AJO, an investment firm in…

Diamondback Todd Newman Sentenced 4.5 Years in Prison

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Hedge fund Diamondback Capital Management Manager Todd Newman Sentenced 4.5 Years in Prison. Hedge fund manager Todd Newman was sentenced to 4 1/2 years in prison for his role in an insider-trading scheme that used tips from technology company insiders…

Hedge Fund Titan Commits Suicide

Hopper was considered a class act at Lehman, where he had built up the firm’s hedge fund advisory and private client business for a decade, catering to the ultra wealthy. He was making the rich richer at Lehman Brothers. He’d…

Thats How They Catch Insider Tips and Paying for Sex

Snippets of secretly taped conversations from the U.S. government’s latest hot case ring with a certain familiarity. “The service we provide is, you know, whatever you’re looking for,” a newly charged criminal defendant says to a client, unaware he’s being…