Saturday, 30 August 2014
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Apr 29 2011 | 4:29pm ET
Galleon Group founder Raj Rajaratnam will be a free man for at least one more weekend, after jurors failed to reach a verdict today, their fifth day of deliberations.The jury deliberated for three hours today before breaking for the weekend. The shortened session was due to juror commitments.
For the second straight day, jurors submitted no notes to the judge and asked to review no evidence. During their first three days of deliberations, jurors sought documents presented by the defense and listened to 15 of the 45 wiretaps played during the case.
Jurors will return to court on Monday to continue their debate on Rajaratnam's fate. Rajaratnam faces 14 counts of securities fraud and conspiracy and faces decades in prison if convicted.
Aug 25 2014 | 11:21am ET
As many of you know, FINalternatives was recently acquired by the owners of Futures magazine, a firm called The Alpha Pages LLC. Today marks the soft-launch of a new sister site for both publications. As its name suggests, The Alpha Pages will cover all types of alternative investments, going far beyond the more well-known ones such as hedge funds and private equity. Read more…
Commodities/Futures magazine launched at the precipice of a revolution in the futures industry—really a revolution in the idea of risk management—that would move it from a small niche industry to ...