Jiau Pushes 2nd Circ. To Overturn Insider Trading Conviction

Law360, New York (April 10, 2013, 5:14 PM EDT) -- Former consultant Winifred Jiau asked the Second Circuit on Wednesday to overturn a conviction for selling confidential information about technology companies to Wall Street investment managers, arguing the government did not prove her clients used her tips.

Jiau, a former consultant for expert networking company Primary Global Research, passed tips from insiders at Nvidia Corp. and Marvell Technology Group Ltd. to employees at two hedge funds, according to prosecutors. She was convicted in June 2011 after a two-week trial.

Prosecutors did not show that the one...
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