Judge 'Disappointed' In SocGen Trade Secrets Attys

Law360, New York (November 9, 2010, 5:35 PM EST) -- A federal judge on Tuesday upbraided attorneys on both sides in the trial of a former Societe Generale SA trader accused of stealing the computer code to the bank's lucrative high-frequency trading program, criticizing the defense attorney's wide-ranging opening arguments and the government attorneys' failure to object.

Judge Jed S. Rakoff said he wasn't pleased that Ivan S. Fisher, who represents the former trader, Samarth Agrawal, dived into the minutiae of high-frequency trading and made passing reference to a past "scandal" in Societe Generale's Paris office...
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