U.K. Management Consultant Denies Insider-Trading Charges

Rupinder Sidhu, a management consultant, pleaded not guilty to 23 counts of insider trading and one count of money laundering at a London court.

Sidhu is charged with dealing in securities of companies such as Julius Baer Group Ltd. (BAER), Swatch Group AG, Reed Elsevier Plc and Michael Page International Plc, while knowing London hedge fund AKO Capital LLP, planned transactions in the same shares, according to the indictment…. Judge Nicholas Loraine-Smith said the trial should start on November 28.

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