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  • TeliaSonera Can’t Seek $932 Million Cukurova Award in US

    TeliaSonera AB, Sweden’s largest phone operator, was barred from enforcing a $932 million Swiss arbitration award in the U.S. over a botched sale of a stake in Turkcell Holding AS, which controls Turkey’s biggest mobile- phone service.

  • Insider Convictions Seen Too Easy in Chiasson Appeal

    What looks like insider trading to one federal judge might not rise to the level of a crime to another. Or, in the case of two hedge fund managers fighting their convictions, to another three judges.

  • Willkie IP Co-Chairman Joins Boutique: Business of Law

    John DiMatteo, most recently co- chairman of the intellectual property department at Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP, joined New York litigation boutique Holwell Shuster & Goldberg LLP as a partner, the firm’s first lateral hire since its founding two years ago.

  • Rajaratnam Judge Holwell Censured Insider Trading in Plotkin, Hariri Cases

    Richard Holwell , the Manhattan federal judge overseeing the trial of Raj Rajaratnam , is a former corporate lawyer who condemned insider trading in two recent cases he has handled during his eight years on the bench.

  • Rajaratnam Judge Known For Secrecy Announces Departure in a Press Release

    The judge who sentenced Raj Rajaratnam to 11 years in prison for insider trading after a trial in which he often closed proceedings and sealed files used a public relations firm to announce his resignation.

  • Rajaratnam Gets 11-Year Prison Term

    Raj Rajaratnam, the Galleon Group LLC co-founder whom prosecutors called “the modern face of illegal insider trading,” was sentenced to 11 years in prison, one of the longest terms ever for insider trading, though less than half of the maximum sought by the government.

  • Teachers, Municipal Workers Are Among Those Picked for Rajaratnam's Jury

    Teachers, retirees, municipal workers, a Federal Reserve employee were among the 18 jurors chosen to consider insider-trading charges against Raj Rajaratnam , co-founder of hedge fund Galleon Group LLC.

  • Chiesi Claims FBI Delayed Advising Her of Rights

    Danielle Chiesi , accused with Raj Rajaratnam in the largest insider-trading case involving hedge funds, testified that U.S. agents questioned her before advising her of her right to remain silent and to seek a lawyer’s advice.

  • Rajaratnam May Join Madoff, Blind Sheikh in ‘Crown Jewel’ Prison

    Raj Rajaratnam, the hedge fund manager given the longest sentence for insider trading, may serve that time at a North Carolina prison whose inmates include Ponzi scheme mastermind Bernard Madoff, corporate looter John Rigas and terrorist leader Sheikh Omar Abdel Rahman.

  • Rajaratnam, JPMorgan, BofA, KKR, Madoff in Court News

    Galleon Group LLC co-founder Raj Rajaratnam said the punishment sought by the government for his insider-trading convictions is “grotesquely severe” and should be rejected by the court. The U.S. said a long prison sentence is warranted.

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