Court Allows Some SEC Witnesses In Juniper Suit

Law360, New York (June 16, 2011, 6:12 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge gave securities regulators permission Thursday to use testimony from three investors in its stock options backdating lawsuit against an ex-Juniper Networks Inc. general counsel, but refused to allow testimony from an unidentified group of investors.

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission sued Lisa C. Berry in August 2007, alleging that her misconduct caused network security provider Juniper and semiconductor equipment company KLA-Tencor Corp. — where she also served as general counsel and vice president between 1997 and 1999 — to conceal hundreds...
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