Former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. director Rajat Gupta asked a federal appeals court to overturn his insider-trading conviction, with his lawyer arguing that prosecutors shouldn’t have been allowed at his jury trial to use secretly wiretapped calls in which he wasn’t a participant.
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP introduced Manatt Digital Media, an entity combining legal, consulting and investment services for digital-media, entertainment and advertising clients. It will be led by Los Angles partner T. Hale Boggs.
Google Inc. asked an appeals court to deny class status to a group of authors who claim in a $3 billion lawsuit that the company’s project to digitally copy millions of books from libraries violates their copyrights.
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Egan-Jones Ratings Co. was barred from grading government debt and asset-backed securities for 18 months after settling charges it made material misstatements to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
Barclays Plc’s deferred prosecution for improper dealings with sanctioned countries ended after the judge overseeing the U.S. case weighed whether the bank’s admissions in a probe involving manipulation of the London interbank offered rate should affect the deal.
Ex-Goldman Sachs Group Inc. director Rajat Gupta asked a federal appeals court for a new insider- trading trial, arguing that evidence in his favor was kept from the jury and evidence against him was wrongly allowed.