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  1. September 21, 2014

    Regulators adopt draconian approach to financial crime

    Long prison sentences, hefty fines and social pariah status are the likely outcomes for fund management staff tempted to...

  2. July 8, 2014

    Rajaratnam’s brother acquitted by jury

    Rengan Rajaratnam, brother of the convicted co-founder of Galleon Group, the $8bn hedge fund, was on Tuesday acquitted of a...

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  1. June 13, 2013

    Master of putting in a good word on sentences

    Herbert Hoelter feels sorry for Bernard Madoff, the disgraced New York financier who orchestrated the $65bn Ponzi scheme...

  2. May 26, 2013

    Regulators swoop on more insider dealing cases

    The recent spate of fund manager arrests over allegations of insider trading is an indication that regulators are stepping...

  3. May 21, 2013

    Lawyers for Rajat Gupta argue for new trial

    Lawyers for Rajat Gupta, the former Goldman Sachs director convicted of insider trading, argued he should be given a new...

  4. March 21, 2013

    Rajaratnam’s younger brother charged

    The younger brother of Raj Rajaratnam, the convicted co-founder of Galleon Group, was charged with conspiracy and securities...

  5. March 17, 2013

    Hedge funds’ reputation in the balance

    There is little ambiguity about the ultimate target of investigators and prosecutors in their seven-year campaign to halt...

  6. March 15, 2013

    SAC tops list of insider trading pacts

    It is one list Steven Cohen never intended to make. By agreeing to pay more than $600m to resolve civil allegations of...

  7. January 31, 2013

    Rajaratnam informant sentenced to one year

    Roomy Khan, a trader-turned-government informant who helped authorities build insider trading cases against Raj Rajaratnam...

  8. January 9, 2013

    SEC enforcement chief steps down

    Robert Khuzami, the enforcement director of the top US securities regulator, has announced he is stepping down after a...

  9. January 4, 2013

    Goldman seeks $7m legal costs from Gupta

    Goldman Sachs is seeking nearly $7m from a former board member convicted of insider trading to cover its legal fees and...

  10. December 25, 2012

    Japan to strengthen insider trading rules

    Japan’s financial regulator is to strengthen penalties significantly for insider trading in an effort to regain investor...

  11. November 15, 2012

    Former Needham executive charged with fraud

    A former executive of Needham & Co, the Wall Street broker where convicted insider trader Raj Rajaratnam built his career,...

  12. October 28, 2012

    Trial of two former fund managers starts

    Two former portfolio managers at hedge funds Level Global and Diamondback Capital Management are set to face a jury this...

  13. October 26, 2012

    Gupta sentenced to two years in prison

    Rajat Gupta, the former director of McKinsey, was sentenced to two years in prison for insider trading and fined $5m,...

  14. October 24, 2012

    Gupta’s swift downfall after steady rise

    The rise of Rajat Gupta was steady but his fall was swift. Gupta, the Indian-born businessman who climbed from teenage...

  15. October 24, 2012

    Gupta sentenced to two years in jail

    Rajat Gupta, the highest-ranking executive convicted in a wide-ranging US crackdown on insider trading, was sentenced to two...

  16. October 21, 2012

    Gupta seeks community service

    The lawyer for Rajat Gupta, the former Goldman Sachs director convicted of insider trading, have pleaded with the judge...

  17. October 12, 2012

    Lunch with the FT: Preet Bharara

    Wall Street’s top cop is choking in front of me. His eyes water and, for several frantic seconds, he gasps for breath, until...

  18. October 2, 2012

    US steps up probes on insider trading

    US authorities have increased the number of new investigations into insider trading by almost half in the past year,...

  19. July 19, 2012

    Rajaratnam testimony helps Kumar avoid jail

    A former McKinsey partner who was the government’s star witness at the insider trading trial of Raj Rajaratnam was sentenced...

  20. July 8, 2012

    Detecting good and bad hedge fund managers

    How can investors know that their chosen hedge fund manager is not a gambler or a crook? Well, they could talk to Michael...

  21. June 26, 2012

    Insight chief charged with insider trading

    The president of Insight Research, a privately held investment research company, has been arrested and charged with insider...

  22. June 15, 2012

    Jurors struggled over Gupta fate

    Jurors deciding the fate of Rajat Gupta, the former Goldman Sachs director, said they had struggled over the corporate...

  23. FT Alphaville

    June 15, 2012

    Rajat Gupta guilty

    Another head on the wall for government prosecutors. Maybe one of the biggest so far in the annals of insider trading...

  24. June 15, 2012

    Gupta found guilty of insider trading

    US prosecutors claimed their biggest scalp in the crackdown on insider trading with the conviction on Friday of Rajat Gupta,...

  25. June 15, 2012

    Jury begin deliberations in Gupta trial

    The insider trading trial against Rajat Gupta, the former Goldman Sachs director, is in the hands of the jury following four...

  26. June 14, 2012

    Gupta jury seeks clarification

    Jurors completed their first day of deliberations in the insider trading trial of Rajat Gupta, the former Goldman Sachs...

  27. June 12, 2012

    Call records at centre of Gupta insider trial

    Sometimes the insider trading trial of Rajat Gupta felt like a slideshow. Day after day, US prosecutors displayed slides...

  28. June 12, 2012

    Gupta friend testifies about calls

    A friend of Rajat Gupta, the former Goldman Sachs director accused of providing the founder of the Galleon hedge fund with...

  29. June 10, 2012

    Gupta will not testify at trial

    Rajat Gupta, the former Goldman director accused of insider trading, will not testify at trial, his lawyer said on Sunday in...

  30. June 8, 2012

    Gupta ‘likely’ to testify in own defence

    Rajat Gupta, the former Goldman Sachs director accused of insider trading, is ‘highly likely” to testify in his own defence,...

  31. June 7, 2012

    Blankfein testimony puts heat on Gupta

    Lloyd Blankfein, chief executive of Goldman Sachs, testified in the insider trading trial of a former bank director that he...

  32. June 6, 2012

    Galleon made $1.2m on Goldman tip

    The Galleon hedge fund made more than $1.2m in profits from buying Goldman Sachs stock after receiving confidential...

  33. June 5, 2012

    Goldman chief testifies at Gupta trial

    Lloyd Blankfein, chief executive of Goldman Sachs, testified in the insider trading trial of Rajat Gupta, a former director...

  34. June 1, 2012

    Gupta’s banker tells of Galleon links

    Prosecutors called two witnesses to bolster their allegation that Rajat Gupta, the former Goldman Sachs director, had a...

  35. May 31, 2012

    Blankfein to testify at Gupta trial

    Prosecutors are planning to call Lloyd Blankfein, chief executive of Goldman Sachs, to testify next week at the insider...

  36. May 30, 2012

    Gupta lawyers say traders bragged falsely

    Lawyers for Rajat Gupta, the former director of Procter & Gamble accused of insider trading, have suggested traders at the...

  37. May 30, 2012

    Hedge fund traded on Procter tip

    Former Galleon portfolio manager Michael Cardillo testified at the insider trading trial of Rajat Gupta, a former Procter &...

  38. May 24, 2012

    Gupta insider trial jury hears wiretaps

    Jurors in the insider trading case against Rajat Gupta, the former Goldman Sachs director, listened to a recorded phone call...

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