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Insider Trading’s First Family – Another Rajaratnam Charged With Insider Trading

It may seem to some investors that the US government has something out for the Rajaratnam family. First Raj Rajaratnam, who founded the hedge fund Galleon Group, is serving an 11 year sentence following a conviction in May 2011 for … Continue reading

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Heinz Case Shows Insider Trading Is Alive and Well

When news of a potential merger is announced often the stock price of the target company tends to realize a significant boost. This is what recently happened when Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway and 3G Capital announced they would be acquiring … Continue reading

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The FBI Is On the Case of Hedge Fund Fraud

Over the past few years, the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (“FBI”) has become increasingly involved in policing hedge fund fraud. Traditionally, thought of by most as focusing on more criminal activities such as terrorism and bank robbery, the FBI … Continue reading

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