Aguirre, WSJ Square Off Over Pequot

Law360, New York (January 5, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- Having already taken on the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission over the agency’s investigation into hedge fund Pequot Capital Management, former SEC attorney Gary Aguirre has set his sights on a new target: the Wall Street Journal.

The Pequot case, which began as an SEC investigation into allegations of insider trading, eventually drew the attention of the Senate Finance Committee after Aguirre wrote to two U.S. senators alleging he was fired after trying to interview Morgan Stanley chief John Mack, a major fundraiser for President George...
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