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Ex-UBS Trader Acquitted Of Spoofing Scheme

A New Haven federal jury on Wednesday acquitted a former UBS trader accused of scheming to manipulate the precious metals futures market with “spoofing,” a trading tactic that involves the use of allegedly deceptive bids or offers to feign the appearance of supply or demand. Law360: (headline:(acquitted) OR summary:(acquitted))

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Menendez Corruption Case Nixed After DOJ Drops Retrial Bid

A New Jersey federal judge on Wednesday tossed the corruption case against U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., and a Florida eye doctor after prosecutors opted to dismiss the remaining charges in the wake of a ruling acquitting the two men of charges that they exchanged political donations as bribes. Law360: (headline:(acquitted) OR summary:(acquitted))

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NJ Judge Trims Menendez Corruption Charges

A New Jersey federal judge on Wednesday acquitted U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., of charges he received political donations as bribes from a Florida eye doctor while upholding charges that the senator accepted private jet rides and other gifts in exchange for his official actions. Law360: (headline:(acquitted) OR summary:(acquitted))

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Acquitted Former Peruvian Soccer Boss Still Faces Charges

The former president of the Peruvian soccer federation who was acquitted by a New York federal jury on a racketeering count in the U.S. government’s wide-ranging FIFA corruption probe last month will face the remaining charges, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Tuesday. Law360: (headline:(acquitted) OR summary:(acquitted))

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Ex-Dewey Exec DiCarmine Unable To Bury Hatchet With SEC

Former Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP executive director Stephen DiCarmine, who was acquitted of criminal charges in May, has been unable to settle U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission fraud claims after months of trying and is due in Manhattan federal court Friday. Law360: (headline:(acquitted) OR summary:(acquitted))

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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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