Friday, 27 November 2015
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Nov 1 2012 | 12:39pm ET
Another cooperating witness in the Galleon Group insider-trading case has been handsomely rewarded for his assistance.
Michael Cardillo, a former portfolio manager at Galleon, was sentenced to three years probation for his role in the wide-ranging scandal. He is the latest person who struck a deal with prosecutors to be spared prison.
Cardillo, who testified at the trials of Galleon co-conspirators Craig Drimal, Emanuel Goffer, Zvi Goffer and Rajat Gupta, but not at that of Galleon founder Raj Rajaratnam, was also ordered to forfeit $291,189.
When he pleaded guilty last January to conspiracy and securities fraud, Cardillo admitted that he traded on confidential information he received from Drimal, as well as on tips he received from Rajaratnam's brother, Ragakanthan, via Rajaratnam and Gupta. Ragakanthan Rajaratnam was identified as a co-conspirator in the case, but has not been charged.
Oct 21 2015 | 10:41am ET
One of the most unique charity benefits in the hedge fund industry, A Leg To Stand On's (ALTSO's) Hedge Fund Rocktoberfest - NYC, raised nearly $500,000 last Thursday thanks to the generous support of major sponsors and nearly 1,400 attendees from the Tri-State finance, business and hedge fund communities. Read more…