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By Securities Docket on July 20, 2017, 9:38 am
The corporate regulator may soon be able to listen to intercepted telephone calls to prosecute insider trading, after Treasury found ASIC’s investigation into at least two suspected insider trading cases failed because it did not have the power to use intercepted telephone conversations. In a consultation paper released on Thursday, Treasury said the Australian Securities […]
By Securities Docket on June 25, 2013, 9:45 am
The Justice Department continued its string of victories in insider trading cases after the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in Manhattan affirmed the insider trading convictions of Raj Rajaratnam. The decision validates the government’s use of wiretaps as a means to investigate this type of crime. In turn, prosecutors will have […]
By Securities Docket on June 17, 2013, 6:49 am
Canada’s stock market watchdog has created a new unit with the power to use wiretaps and surveillance to tackle fraud and white-collar crime in the criminal court system. The Ontario Securities Commission said Friday that its new joint serious offences team will focus on the “street crime” of the financial world — ponzi schemes and […]
By Securities Docket on October 25, 2012, 4:25 pm
Second Circuit to hear critical wiretap argument in insider trading case.
By Securities Docket on December 21, 2011, 8:55 pm
To get wiretaps, prosecutors had to “stretch the law toward its breaking point.”
By Securities Docket on August 3, 2011, 7:08 pm
Defendant in New York case argues government’s wiretap application was too broad.
By Amanda Harding on February 10, 2010, 3:28 pm
Defendants in Galleon Group insider trading case must turn over wiretaps to the SEC.
By Amanda Harding on February 4, 2010, 3:35 pm
Federal prosecutors mistakenly sent SEC wiretaps from Galleon criminal investigation.