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Gary Aguirre’s Sense on Cents to Chris Dodd and Barney Frank

Posted by Larry Doyle on August 5th, 2010 4:22 PM |

Gary Aguirre is a great American.

To those who closely follow the markets, economy, Wall Street, Washington and global finance, Gary Aguirre needs no introduction. For those not aware of how great an American Mr. Aguirre is, let me inform you that he truly distinguished himself as an attorney both while working at the SEC and after he was unceremoniously pushed out of the SEC.

Was Aguirre let go by the SEC because he was another pawn in the Wall Street-Washington incestuous process? NO, anything but! Gary Aguirre flew in the face of the Wall Street-Washington incest and doggedly fought for justice in exposing an insider trading case against Arthur Samberg of Pequot Capital. Even after being pushed out of the SEC, Aguirre continued his pursuit of justice in the Pequot case.

What was the result? (more…)

Pequot’s Samberg Deserves Hard Time in the Sin Bin for Insider Trading

Posted by Larry Doyle on May 27th, 2010 12:48 PM |

Justice not properly dispensed is ultimately justice denied. Regrettably this reality happens all too often in our country. For whatever reason, white collar crime in general and financial crimes specifically are all too often adjudicated by the imposition of fines. I think this is wrong.

I see this reality playing out yet again in a story just released by Bloomberg, Pequot, Samberg Pay $28 Million to End Insider-Trading Probe,

Pequot Capital Management Inc. and the hedge-fund firm’s founder, Arthur Samberg, will pay almost $28 million to settle regulatory claims they illegally tapped information from a Microsoft Corp. employee to bet on the software maker’s stock. (more…)

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