Daily Archives: August 11, 2017, 9:45 am

FCPA Prosecutor Returns to Foley’s Litigation Department in Washington | Foley & Lardner LLP

Foley & Lardner LLP announced today that former federal prosecutor Rohan Virginkar is returning to the firm as a partner in its Government Enforcement, Compliance & White Collar Defense Practice. Virginkar most recently served as a trial attorney in the U.S. Department of Justice’s Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Unit. He also served as counsel to the Assistant Attorney General of…

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2017 Mid-Year Securities Enforcement Update — Gibson Dunn

The first half of 2017 was unusually quiet for the SEC’s Division of Enforcement.  This undoubtedly stemmed from the change in administration following the November election.  With Chair Mary Jo White and various other members of the agency’s senior leadership (including the Director of the Division of Enforcement) stepping down, and only two sitting Commissioners for much of the period,…

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Ruston dentist acquitted of insider trading related to sale of Shaw Group in Baton Rouge | theadvocate.com

Federal prosecutors had alleged that Jesse H. Roberts III reaped a $700,000 profit from confidential information allegedly provided by his brother-in-law, Scott David Zeringue. Roberts was found not guilty on one count each of securities fraud and conspiracy to commit securities fraud. He did not testify in his own defense. The jury deliberated for about eight hours Thursday. The trial…

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Ex-Investment Bank Vice President Pleads Guilty to Insider Trading | Reuters

A former investment banking vice president pleaded guilty on Thursday to a U.S. charge that he engaged in insider trading in Neustar Inc shares before the advertising technology company announced it would be acquired by a private equity firm. Avaneesh Krishnamoorthy, a 42-year-old Indian citizen living in West New York, New Jersey, entered his plea before U.S. District Judge Jesse…

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