Jiau Asks For Leniency In Insider Trading Sentencing

Law360, New York (September 19, 2011, 4:05 PM EDT) -- Ex-Primary Global Research LLC consultant Winifred Jiau on Wednesday asked to be sentenced to no more than 21 months in prison, arguing she played a minor role at most in the technology company insider trading scheme that led to her conviction.

Lawyers for Jiau submitted a memorandum asking that she receive well below what prosecutors have requested — up to 10 years in prison. The sentence sought by the defense would include the nine months Jiau has already spent in federal custody while the case against...
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