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Brocade Switches Firms in Options Suit

Brocade Communications Systems has dropped Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati as its defense counsel in an options backdating suit, after a federal judge said the firm had an apparent conflict…

Convicted Ex-Qwest CEO Seeks Legal Fees

The former CEO of Qwest Communications contends the company should continue to pay legal fees related to insider trading charges.

Joseph Nacchio, convicted of insider trading last month, claims the…

Insider Trading by Pillow Talk?

Two former stock analysts were charged with insider trading yesterday in a second case that claims a professional couple traded confidential information.

Charged were Xujia “Jennifer” Wang of Morgan Stanley…

McAfee CFO Guilty in Accounting Case

A San Francisco jury has convicted the former chief financial officer of McAfee Inc. of securities fraud for inflating accounting figures.

The lawyer for Prabhat Goyal called the verdict an…

Ex-Hollinger Exec Tells of Plan to Divert Cash

A senior executive at Hollinger International testified in Chicago yesterday that he and media magnate Conrad Black plotted to divert noncompete payments to top company executives, including themselves.

Banker Accused of Insider Trading

A junior investment banker has been charged with leaking inside information about investment deals before they were announced.

Hafiz Muhammad Zubair Naseem, who works at Credit Suisse in Manhattan, was…

No Docs, But Big-Name Lawyer OKs $200 Million

A renowned Chicago lawyer and former Illinois governor testified yesterday that he approved $200 million in payments as a corporate director and audit committee chair without documentary support.

In his…

U.S. Aid for Colombian Probes Sought

Colombia’s top prosecutor meets with U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales today as he seeks help for his investigation of links between corporations and right-wing paramilitary groups.

Mario Iguaran wants to…

Penalty for Foreign Bribe is Largest

An oil company has agreed to pay $44 million in combined fines and penalties for bribing foreign officials, the largest penalty to date, the Justice Department has announced.

Baker Hughes…

The Case of the Disappearing CEO

The federal government hasn’t collected a $22.3 million judgment against the former CEO of Gemstar-TV Guide International Inc.—and doesn’t know where he is, according to a Apr 25, 2007 3:12 PM CDT

Will Qwest Sue for Fees?

Qwest Communications has a good case to recover some of the legal fees advanced to Joe Nacchio, according to experts quoted in the Denver Post, but it’s…

Lawyer Testifies About Advice in Media Execs’ Trial

A lawyer from Cravath, Swain and Moore testified yesterday that he warned that payments to media executives at Hollinger International needed to be disclosed to the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Qwest CEO Convicted

A jury on Thursday convicted former Qwest CEO Joe Nacchio of 19 counts of insider trading, the Denver Post reports.

U.S. attorney Troy Eid spoke in a…

Sixth Day of Deliberations in Qwest CEO Trial

The length of jury deliberations in the insider trading trial of former Qwest CEO Joe Nacchio is not unusual.

Jurors are deliberating for the sixth day, which is the number…

Prosecutors Mention, But Don’t Call, Ex-Qwest Lawyer

Prosecutors repeatedly mentioned the name of Qwest’s former vice president for legal affairs during the four-week trial of the company’s CEO.

But the lawyer, Yash Rana, never testified. He had…

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