Ex-Maxim CFO Blames Top Exec In SEC Options Suit

Law360, New York (April 21, 2010, 2:44 PM EDT) -- The former chief financial officer of semiconductor maker Maxim Integrated Products Inc. has asked a court to rule in his favor following a trial over an alleged options backdating scheme, contending that evidence shows the blame should rest squarely on the company's former CEO instead.

Former CFO Carl Jasper filed a motion seeking judgment as a matter of law Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, asking that the court rule against the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

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