Financial Fraud Law

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BREAKING NEWS: Jury Convicts Martoma in One of Largest Insider Trading Cases Ever
Posted on 6 Feb 2014 by Steven A. Meyerowitz

A federal jury in Manhattan has convicted Mathew Martoma of SAC Capital Advisors LP of insider trading in what prosecutors have characterized as one of the largest insider trading schemes in history. More to follow… Contact the author at... Read More

Wall Street Firms Agree to Stop Cooperating with Analyst Surveys
Posted on 26 Feb 2014 by Steven A. Meyerowitz

A number of prominent Wall Street firms have reached interim agreements with New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman to stop their practice of cooperating with analyst surveys administered by what Schneiderman characterized as “certain elite... Read More

Prosecutors’ Rush to Join Private Law Firms Accelerates
Posted on 30 Jan 2014 by Steven A. Meyerowitz

The wave of financial fraud prosecutors joining private law firms is continuing – in fact, it appears to be accelerating. Consider that, in just the past couple of days, David Meister, who ran the enforcement unit at the Commodity Futures... Read More

Corporate Audit Director Charged with Securities Fraud for Allegedly Engaging in Insider Trading
Posted on 30 Jan 2014 by Steven A. Meyerowitz

A certified public accountant who was involved in the auditing process at a publicly traded company based in Chicago has been indicted on federal fraud charges for allegedly engaging in insider trading of the company’s securities that made him an... Read More

Law Clerk and Stockbroker Charged with Trading on Inside Information Stolen from Prominent New York Law Firm
Posted on 19 Mar 2014 by Steven A. Meyerowitz

The managing clerk of the New York office of Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP – a prominent, international law firm – and a professional stockbroker who worked at Oppenheimer & Co. and Morgan Stanley have been arrested and charged with... Read More

‘Cheating’ Mathew Martoma Now a ‘Convicted Felon,’ Preet Bharara Says
Posted on 6 Feb 2014 by Steven A. Meyerowitz

U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara (pictured) issued a statement following the conviction of Mathew Martoma for insider trading that is worth reading: “As the jury unanimously found, Mathew Martoma cultivated and purchased the confidence of doctors... Read More