Judge Refuses To Overturn Jiau Fraud Verdict

Law360, New York (August 17, 2011, 4:18 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge on Wednesday refused to overturn the conviction of former Primary Global Research LLC consultant Winifred Jiau on charges related to insider trading, saying the government had sufficiently proved its case.

A jury found Jiau guilty June 20 of conspiracy and securities fraud for providing insider information about Marvell Technology Group Ltd. to hedge fund managers at firms including Barai Capital Management and SAC Capital Advisors LP.

Jiau had asked the court in July to overturn her conviction or to grant her...
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