Atheros Exec Settles With SEC In Galleon Trading Suit

Law360, New York (February 7, 2011, 2:37 PM EST) -- A former Atheros Communications Inc. executive has reached a deal with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission over allegations that he passed tips in Galleon Group LLC founder Raj Rajaratnam's insider trading ring, months after receiving a related prison sentence.

Judge Jed S. Rakoff signed off on the final judgment against Ali Hariri in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York on Thursday, clearing the way for the former vice president of the Santa Clara, Calif.-based semiconductor maker to forfeit future leadership...
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