Husband Of Ex-Linklaters Associate Cops To Illegal Trades

Law360, New York (October 30, 2017, 5:34 PM EDT) -- Massachusetts Institute of Technology quantum physicist Fei Yan admitted Monday to poaching corporate secrets his wife had learned in her former role as an associate at Linklaters LLP and using the information to profit from mining-sector stock trades — but he went out of his way to say his wife had no knowledge of his lawbreaking.

Fei Yan, right, leaves Manhattan federal court Monday. His wife, Menglu Wang, is at left. (Pete Brush | Law360) Per a plea agreement, Yan faces a sentence in the range...
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