A judge's order that defendants in a civil insider trading case turn over to the Securities and Exchange Commission wiretaps they obtained in discovery in their criminal case came under fire Thursday at the 2nd Circuit. A lawyer for Raj Rajaratnam and Danielle Chiesi, central figures in a wide-ranging insider trading prosecution that has already netted 11 guilty pleas, asked a three-judge panel to reverse New York federal Judge Jed Rakoff's February order compelling production of the wiretaps.
2nd Circuit Panel Probes Ruling on Wiretap Discovery in SEC Case
New York Law Journal
July 9, 2010