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Hedge Fund Trader Mathew Martoma Denied “Consciousness Of Guilt” Defense

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The trial against former SAC Capital trader Mathew Martoma for insider trading during an Alzheimer disease drug trial has started this week in that is being called the most lucrative hedge fund insider trading cases ever prosecuted. CBS […]

SAC: New York Hedge Fund Honcho May Face Prison Time

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Michael Steinberg, a former portfolio manager at Steven A. Cohen’s hedge fund, SAC Capital Advisors, has been found guilty of involvement in an insider trading scheme. Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara said back in April, “As […]

Hedge Fund Investing: The SEC Roundtable On Proxy Advisors

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The SEC over the weekend announced the agenda and panelists for its December 5 staff roundtable on the use of proxy advisory firm services by institutional investors and hedge fund investment advisers. The roundtable panelists are: […]

Defrauding Investors: Whistleblower Awarded More Than $150,000 By SEC

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The SEC today awarded more than $150,000 to a whistleblower whose tips helped the agency stop a scheme that was defrauding investors. “This is continued momentum and success for the SEC’s whistleblower program that is bringing […]

SEC Charges Hedge Fund Firm With Violations of Market Access Rule

New York (HedgeCo.Net)  -  Hedge fund Manager Knight Capital Americas LLC has agreed to pay $12 million to settle charges that it violated the SEC’s market access rule in connection with the firm’s Aug. 1, 2012 trading incident that disrupted […]

General Motors Pays Out $50 Million To Hedge Funds

New York (HedgeCo.Net) In a bid to finally end litigation going back to 2009, General Motors has agreed to pay out $50 million to hedge funds that believe they were wronged in a 2009 deal with regards to the company’s […]

Falcone Sells Hedge Fund Shares In Bid To Liquidate Assets

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Philip Falcone has sold 18.6 million shares of Harbinger Group to “mini Berkshire Hathaway” Leucadia National Corp, Bloomberg reports. Falcone sold the shares worth $158m as part of a move to raise funds for his SEC settlement of more […]

Hedge Funds: SEC Weekend Fraud Roundup

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Following a plea deal struck in April, Oregon-based hedge fund manager Yusaf Jawed has been sentenced to six years in prison for defrauding investors of $37 million. Jawed plead guilty to 17 counts of mail and wire fraud […]

NY Hedge Fund Adviser Fined For Breaching Fiduciary Duty Due To Conflict Of Interest

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – One of the founders of New York hedge fund firm Vicis Capital is under fire by the SEC for engineering an undisclosed transaction in which he had a financial conflict of interest. Without admitting or denying […]

Hedge Funds To Pay $14 Million to Settle SEC Market Manipulation Charges

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – In one of the largest crackdowns in the industry, the SEC has taken legal action against 23 firms and hedge fund managers for short selling violations. The funds agreed to pay $14.4 million to settle the market […]

Hedge Fund Receives Confiscated Art As Compensation For Fraud

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge fund Heathfield Capital Limited has received eighteen pieces of contemporary art including pieces by Andy Warhol, Mark Rothko and Damien Hirst. The artwork has been valued at approximately $33 million. The New York-based hedge fund was a […]

SEC Freezes Assets Of Hedge Fund Davian Capital

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The SEC has charged Ohio hedge fund manager Anthony Davian with misappropriating more than $1 million from investors in funds managed by his company, defendant Davian Capital Advisors, LLC. In July 2008, Davian formed Davian Capital, an […]

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