DOJ Wants Ex-SAC Trader's Bid For Privileged Docs Quashed

Law360, New York (July 15, 2013, 8:29 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Justice on Friday urged a New York federal judge to deny a former SAC Capital Advisors LP manager access to communications involving a university professor who purportedly fed him insider information about a drug trial, arguing those materials are protected by the attorney-client privilege.

The government argues Mathew Martoma’s contention that communications between Sidney Gilman, a University of Michigan researcher working on the drug trial, and his attorneys using university-provided equipment aren’t privileged is based on “a cramped interpretation of the law.”...
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.