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Government Official Gordon Johnson Reaches Settlement for Insider Trading

On November 14, 2016 the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) announced that it entered into a settlement agreement with Gordon Johnston, a former official at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Office of Generic Drugs (OGD) who allegedly participated… Read More

Executive of Pinnacle Financial Partners James Cope Charged with Insider Trading

On October 21, 2016 the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) charged a James Cope, a Tennessee lawyer who served on the executive committee of the board of directors of Nashville-based Pinnacle Financial Partners with insider trading based on nonpublic… Read More

Robert Gadimian Charged with Insider Trading

The Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) today charged the former senior director of regulatory affairs for Puma Biotechnology with insider trading ahead of the company’s news announcements about a drug to treat breast cancer. The SEC alleges that… Read More

Court Enters Final Judgment Against Saleem Khan and Roshanlal Chaganlal for Insider Trading Scheme

The Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) announced on September 21, 2016 that the Honorable Haywood S. Gilliam of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California entered a final judgment against defendants Saleem Khan and Roshanlal Chaganlal ordering the… Read More

Steven Metro Sentenced to 46 Months in Prison for Insider Trading Scheme

On September 14, 2016 Steven Metro, a former Simpson Thacher & Bartlett employee, was sentenced to 46 months in federal prison. Metro previously pleaded guilty to criminal charges arising from his role in a long running insider trading… Read More

SEC Files Complaint Against Dennis Hamilton of Harman International Industries

  On February 5, 2016, the SEC filed a complaint charging Dennis Wayne Hamilton with insider trading in the company’s stock and making more than $130,000 in illegal profits by trading on nonpublic information he learned on the… Read More

Court Enters Final Judgment Against Patrick O’Neill in Insider Trading Case

On August 18, 2016, the federal district court in Massachusetts entered a final judgment against a senior vice president at Eastern Bank Corporation, Patrick O’Neill,  to settle allegations that he engaged in insider trading in the stock of Wainwright Bank… Read More

Sean Stewart Found Guilty of Insider Trading

On August 17, 2016, a jury in federal court in Manhattan returned a guilty verdict on all nine counts against former investment banker Sean Stewart in a criminal trial prosecuted by the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern… Read More

Cardiologist Dr. Edward Kosinski Charged with Insider Trading

On August 4, 2016 the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) charged a cardiologist with insider trading on confidential developments as he worked on a clinical drug trial. The SEC alleges that Dr. Edward Kosinski of Weston, Connecticut, traded… Read More

Court Enters Final Judgment Against Kenneth Rampino for Insider Trading

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced that the federal district court in Rhode Island has entered a final judgment against Kenneth Rampino, a resident of Seekonk, Massachusetts and a practicing attorney, ordering him to pay approximately $39,000… Read More