Wednesday, 22 October 2014
Last updated 17 hours ago
Nov 22 2013 | 11:05am ET
Two-and-a-half years after Galleon Group founder Raj Rajaratnam was convicted of insider-trading, the Securities and Exchange Commission continues to ferret out his alleged sources.
Sam Miri, who worked at Marvell Technology Group, has settled the SEC's allegations for more than $60,000. Miri, who has not admitted or denied any wrongdoing, passed confidential information about the semiconductor company to former Galleon portfolio manager Ali Far, according to the regulator.
During Rajaratnam's trial, Far testified that he had paid Miri for the tips he received. The SEC said Miri received about $10,000.
Far traded on the tips at the hedge fund he founded after leaving Galleon, Spherix Capital.
In addition to the disgorgement and fine, Miri has been barred from serving as an officer or director of a public company for five years.
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 McKitish of Peddie School's 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…
Sep 30 2014 | 9:29am ET
The crisp Autumnal days of October are upon us, and so are a few of the hedge fund industry’s favorite charitable events. If you have never been to Rocktoberfest, well, you are missing out. And for a quieter evening of sipping and socializing, stop by HFC’s Wine Soiree. Read more…
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