Archive for the 'insider dealing' Category

Ex-Dresdner financier given longest ever jail term for insider trading – The Guardian

“Former Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein corporate financier Christian Littlewood has been jailed for three years and four months for his role at the centre of an eight-year insider dealing ring involving his wife and her best friend.”

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The Guardian, 2nd February 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Regina v Rollins – WLR Daily

Regina v Rollins [2010] UKSC 39; [2010] WLR (D) 210

“The power of the Financial Services Authority to institute criminal proceedings was not limited to the offences referred to in ss 401 and 402 of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000; in particular the FSA had power to prosecute offences of money laundering under ss 327 and 328 of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002.”

WLR Daily, 30th July 2010

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

Lawyers ‘desperate’ to buy shares before buyout, court told – The Independent

“Two lawyers made nearly £80,000 in unlawful profits after using insider information to buy shares in a small biotech firm on the brink of a large corporate buy out, a court heard today.”

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The Independent, 20th April 2010

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Couple charged as FSA clamps down on insider dealing – The Guardian

“A former Dresdner Kleinwort investment banker and his wife have been charged with insider dealing as part of an ongoing effort by the Financial Services Authority to crack down on market abuse, which the watchdog admitted over the weekend was still ‘unacceptably high’ in the City.”

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The Guardian, 15th March 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Ex-Cazenove partner Malcolm Calvert guilty of insider dealing – The Guardian

“A former top executive at one of the City’s most prestigious banks faces jail after being found guilty of insider dealing.”

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The Guardian, 10th March 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

FSA issues record fine for insider trading – BBC News

“The City watchdog, the Financial Services Authority (FSA), has issued the largest fine in its history against an individual for insider trading.”

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BBC News, 16th February 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Neel Uberoi and son Matthew face jail for insider trading – The Times

“A dentist and his work experience stockbroker son were facing jail today for a £110,000 insider trading scam.”

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The Times, 4th November 2009

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk


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