Ex-JPMorgan Banker Denies Criminal Intent As Retrial Begins

Law360, New York (September 9, 2019, 9:28 PM EDT) -- An attorney for a former JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Perella Weinberg Partners investment banker told a New York federal jury Monday that they will see no evidence showing his client intended to engage in an insider trading scheme with his father.

Over three years after Sean Stewart first stood trial on charges stemming from his purported illegal tipping of his father Robert about health care industry deals that he had learned about on the job from 2011 through 2014, jurors heard opening arguments in prosecutors’ second bite at the apple.

Sean Stewart was convicted the first time around and sentenced...

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