Elliot Peters of Keker & Van Nest asked a federal judge in D.C. to dismiss the government's fraud case against the famed cyclist, arguing prosecutors failed to meet deadlines to file their claims.
A judge refused on Wednesday to delay the insider trading trial of SAC Capital Advisors trader Michael Steinberg, brushing aside Steinberg's concerns over the media frenzy surrounding his employer's recent guilty plea.
As part of its $2.2 billion settlement with the government, Johnson & Johnson is required to maintain a chief compliance officer independent of the general counsel's office.
Now that SAC Capital Advisors has admitted to insider trading, attention shifts to the upcoming trials of SAC employees Michael Steinberg and Matthew Martoma. For their defense lawyers, the fallout from Monday's settlement may not be as toxic as you'd think.
Goldman Sachs argued that it shouldn't have to pay for Sergey Aleynikov to defend himself against renewed criminal charges that he ripped off the bank's high-frequency trading secrets. A judge in New Jersey disagreed.
Business titan Maurice "Hank" Greenberg is pushing ahead with claims that the judge assigned to New York's eight-year-old civil fraud case against him is biased, and on Thursday Greenberg's lawyers persuaded an appellate justice to grant an interim stay of the proceedings.