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Second Circuit — Insider Trading: United States v. Contorinis

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Insider Trading Material Nonpublic Information — Forfeiture Order United States v. Contorinis 11-3-cr Judges Winter, Hall and Chin  Background: The defendant appealed from a jury verdict convicting him of conspiracy to commit ...

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Second Circuit — Securities Exchange Act: Huppe v. WPCS Int’l Inc.

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Securities Exchange Act Insider Trading — Purchases Huppe v. WPCS Int’l Inc. 08-4463-cv Judges Jacobs, B.D. Parker and Tsoucalas Background: The plaintiff brought a derivative action against two limited partnerships who owned ...

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Hedge fund founder convicted in inside-trade case

NEW YORK CITY — A former Wall Street titan was convicted Wednesday of making a fortune by coaxing a crew of corporate tipsters to give him an illegal edge on blockbuster trades in technology and other stocks — what prosecutors called the largest insider trading case ever involving hedge funds.

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Insider trading jury has to start over

NEW YORK CITY — A New York City jury considering the fate of a wealthy hedge fund boss accused of insider trading has been ordered to set aside its week of deliberations and restart its work with a new juror. Federal Judge Richard Holwell dismissed a sick juror ...

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