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Former Peru Soccer Boss Acquitted In FIFA Corruption Trial

The former president of the Peruvian soccer federation was acquitted by a Brooklyn federal jury of racketeering conspiracy Tuesday, clearing him of the sole charge he faced in the U.S. government’s wide-ranging FIFA corruption case just days after two other defendants were convicted in the investigation’s first trial. Law360: (headline:(acquitted) OR summary:(acquitted))

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MVP: Seward & Kissel’s Rita Glavin

Rita Glavin of Seward & Kissel LLP shepherded former Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP Executive Director Stephen DiCarmine through his three-month-long retrial in New York state court and got him acquitted on charges including securities fraud and conspiracy, earning her a spot among Law360’s 2017 White Collar MVPs. Law360: (headline:(acquitted) OR summary:(acquitted))

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Feds Blast Ex-Pharmacist’s Acquittal Bid In Meningitis Row

The government urged a Massachusetts federal court Wednesday to not acquit a pharmacist convicted of 77 counts including racketeering and mail fraud for manufacturing deadly drugs in the 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak, saying the arguments presented to support acquittal have been rejected by the court or rely on facts dismissed by the jury. Law360: (headline:(acquitted) OR summary:(acquitted))

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Immigrant Acquitted In Steinle Case Faces New Fed. Charges

The immigrant acquitted of murder by a San Francisco jury last week in the case of Kate Steinle, which has fueled a national debate over sanctuary cities, has been hit with new federal immigration and gun possession charges handed down by a grand jury on Tuesday.  Law360: (headline:(acquitted) OR summary:(acquitted))

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SEC Defends Fraud Claims Against Ex-Nomura Trader​

The nation’s securities watchdog asked a New York federal judge on Tuesday not to dismiss its civil fraud claims against a former Nomura trader acquitted earlier this year on related criminal charges of exploiting counterparty opacity to inflate Nomura’s take. Law360: (headline:(acquitted) OR summary:(acquitted))

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Acquitted Nomura Trader Wants SEC Case Nixed Now

A trader at Nomura Securities International Inc. who was acquitted earlier this year of defrauding bond buyers has asked a judge to dismiss the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s parallel suit against him, saying the regulator’s allegations are too vague to move forward. Law360: (headline:(acquitted) OR summary:(acquitted))

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Ex-Katten Atty’s Jury Won’t Hear Of Shkreli Acquittal

The jury selected for the in the conspiracy trial of former Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP attorney Evan Greebel will not be allowed to hear that “pharma bro” Martin Shkreli was acquitted of allegedly conspiring with Greebel to defraud Retrophin Inc., a Brooklyn federal judge ruled Thursday. Law360: (headline:(acquitted) OR summary:(acquitted))

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Ex-Pharmacist In NECC Meningitis Case Puts Blame On Boss

A former Massachusetts pharmacist on Thursday asked a federal judge to acquit him of murder and other charges that allege he is responsible for a fatal meningitis outbreak, saying prosecutors failed to prove their case and undermined their own arguments by pinning the wrongdoing on his boss in a separate trial. Law360: (headline:(acquitted) OR summary:(acquitted))

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