Tuesday, 23 September 2014
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Dec 13 2011 | 2:21am ET
Former Galleon Group trader Zvi Goffer has agreed to pay more than $1 million to settle Securities and Exchange Commission charges stemming from his leading role in the major insider-trading scandal.
Goffer, convicted in June of running one of two interlocking insider-trading rings, has also been barred from the financial services industry. Following his criminal conviction, Goffer was sentenced to 10 years in prison and ordered to pay more than $10 million in forfeitures.
The recent settlements end two SEC civil cases against Goffer.
Sep 22 2014 | 4:15pm ET
"I tell people that everybody likes good news and so if you have good performance that’s wonderful,” explains Mike McKitich, CIO of Petty Endowment, “but it’s the people that want to talk about the bad news or where they drifted and how they came back and how they stayed to their discipline…” that he wants to hear from. Read more…
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…
Credit default swaps brought down the London Whale and cost JPMorgan $6.2 billion. Here is how it happened.