Wednesday, 1 October 2014
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Apr 22 2014 | 11:52am ET
A Securities and Exchange Commission lawyer who helped extract an admission of wrongdoing from Harbinger Capital Partners’ Philip Falcone has been promoted.
David Gottesman was named deputy chief litigation counsel at the regulator’s division of enforcement. “David has a keen sense of what works with judges and juries and has distinguished himself as an advocate by winning challenging trials against top defense counsel,” chief litigation counsel Matthew Solomon said. “His trial acumen, together with his subject matter expertise and strong management experience, will be critical assets to our national litigation program.”
Gottesman was a member of the team that reached a fraud settlement with Falcone and Harbinger, one which saw the former barred from the hedge fund industry for at least 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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