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Court set November trial for ex-SAC Capital hedge fund manager Matthew Martoma

Thursday, June 06, 2013

From Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia – A Manhattan court on Wednesday set a November trial date for former SAC Capital Advisors’s portfolio manager Matthes Martoma for alleged insider trading, reported AP.

U.S. District Judge Paul Gardephe set the trial date on November 4. 38-year-old Martoma was accused of earning $9m in bonuses from the estimated $250m illegally earned by SAC Capital and other investment professionals after he convinced a medical professor to leak secret information from an Alzheimer's disease trial between 2006 and 2008. The Alzheimer's drug was being jointly developed by Elan Corporation, plc and Wyeth.

Government prosecutors described the illegal deal as the biggest insider trading in history in terms of the amount of illegal earnings involved.

FBI agents arrested Mathew Martoma in Florida in November 2012 on insider trading charges; it was one of FBI’s five-year campaign to root out insider trading at hedge funds and expert networking firms. Martoma posted bail for his temporary liberty afterwards.

During Wednesday’s hearing at a Manhattan federal court, Assistant U.S. Attorney Arlo Devlin-Brown said the prosecution team would ask the University of Michigan to provide access to......................

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