Tuesday, 2 September 2014
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Jun 7 2011 | 1:30pm ET
A former McKinsey & Co. chief and alleged Raj Rajaratnam tipster has been sued by a Goldman Sachs shareholder.
James Mercer's lawsuit seeks to recover "short-swing" profits Galleon Group founder Rajaratnam made trading Goldman shares. Rajaratnam was convicted last month of insider-trading, including in Goldman shares based on information he allegedly received from Gupta.
Gupta served on Goldman's board of directors. Prosecutors in the Galleon case presented evidence that he passed information about Berkshire Hathaway's planned investment in Goldman.
Gupta is also the subject of a pending Securities and Exchange Commission administrative action.
Mercer's "lawsuit is completely without merit, and we will vigorously defend against it," Gupta's lawyer, Gary Naftalis, said.
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 ...