Tuesday, 31 March 2015
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Feb 28 2011 | 1:35pm ET
The former Galleon Group employee who filed a whistleblower lawsuit in the case will likely testify against his old boss.
The unidentified witness, who approached the Securities and Exchange Commission in November, could testify to statements he heard made by both Galleon Group founder Raj Rajaratnam and Rajaratnam's brother, Ragakanthan, a former portfolio manager at Galleon. Raj Rajaratnam is accused of running a $45 million insider-trading ring from the hedge fund; his brother has not been charged with any wrongdoing.
As part of the deal, the whistleblower will receive immunity from prosecution—criminal or civil—in the Galleon case, although it is unclear whether he'll actually testify. Despite the demand for immunity, the whistleblower's lawyer, Stuart Meissner, has said he did nothing illegal.
Mar 9 2015 | 6:35am ET
As more investors look to diversify, many are beginning to use retirement funds to invest in alternative assets such as private equity and real estate. Kelly Rodriques, CEO & President of PENSCO Trust Company, explains how companies can connect with those looking to use their retirement accounts in a different way. Read more…
Mar 20 2015 | 12:45pm ET
StreetWise Partners, a non-profit organization that works with low-income individuals to help them overcome employment barriers, raised over $275,000 at the 2015 Raising the Ante Charity Poker Tournament and Casino Event last Wednesday evening at Capitale. Here are some photos from the event. Read more…