DOJ Wants Ex-SAC Trader's Bid For Privileged Docs Quashed

Law360, New York (July 15, 2013, 8:29 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Justice on Friday urged a New York federal judge to deny a former SAC Capital Advisors LP manager access to communications involving a university professor who purportedly fed him insider information about a drug trial, arguing those materials are protected by the attorney-client privilege.

The government argues Mathew Martoma’s contention that communications between Sidney Gilman, a University of Michigan researcher working on the drug trial, and his attorneys using university-provided equipment aren’t privileged is based on “a cramped interpretation of the law.”...
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