Nasdaq Stock Market can rely on legal protections afforded exchange operators to avoid paying damages to firms that lost money on Facebook Inc., the former chief executive officer of the American Stock Exchange said.
To U.S. prosecutors, former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. director Rajat Gupta is a Wall Street insider who fed secret tips to his business partner Raj Rajaratnam so the fund manager could reap millions in illicit profits.
The broker’s pitch was appealing: Inland Western Retail Real Estate Trust Inc. would pay steady dividends and the stock price wouldn’t fluctuate with the market. In 2004, Robert and Davida Wendorf invested $100,000.
Goldman Sachs Group Inc., McKinsey & Co. and Intel Corp. are among the companies that may be sued or suffer damage to their reputations after witnesses at the trial of Galleon Group LLC co-founder Raj Rajaratnam describe insider leaks.
The U.S. Supreme Court scaled back a favorite tool used by prosecutors in fraud cases, ruling in favor of Jeffrey Skilling on his conviction for leading the Enron Corp. accounting fraud while stopping short of granting him a new trial.