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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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High Court Takes On Post-Severance Double Jeopardy Rights

The U.S. Supreme Court said Monday it will hear a case arguing that if a defendant agrees to separate trials on charges based on the same facts and is acquitted at one, he can get out of the second trial by invoking the Constitution’s ban on double jeopardy. Law360: (headline:(acquitted) OR summary:(acquitted))

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Shkreli Looks To Kill Conspiracy Charge Post-Trial

Attorneys for Martin Shkreli on Friday asked a Brooklyn federal judge to acquit him of conspiracy, following his August conviction for defrauding his hedge fund investors and scheming to manipulate the stock price of drug company Retrophin Inc., saying prosecutors misled the jury about a key element of the crime. Law360: (headline:(acquitted) OR summary:(acquitted))

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