Despite Limits On Evidence, Tourre May Still Have A Case

Law360, New York (July 9, 2013, 5:47 PM EDT) -- On July 15, 2013, Fabrice Tourre, a former Goldman Sachs trader in his early 30s, will stand trial on U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission charges that he violated securities laws by failing to disclose the role of hedge fund Paulson & Co. in helping to select mortgage-backed securities for a collateralized debt obligation (CDO) and then betting against the CDO.

No other Goldman employee has been charged for this alleged securities violation. Not surprisingly, Tourre is yelling foul and is seeking to defend the action, in...
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