Friday, 19 September 2014
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Jun 11 2014 | 9:53am ET
Former McKinsey & Co. chief Rajat Gupta is making a last-gasp bid to stay out of jail while he appeals his insider-trading conviction to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Gupta asked Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg to continue his bail while he waits for her and her colleagues to consider whether to hear his appeal. The request follows a lower-court ruling that ordered Gupta to begin his two-year sentence on June 17.
Gupta was convicted in 2012 of passing confidential information about Goldman Sachs to Galleon Group founder Raj Rajaratnam, himself serving an 11-year sentence for insider trading. Gupta was a member of Goldman’s board at the time.
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.