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Gupta arrest puts Corporate America on notice

October 26, 2011

U.S. prosecutors have nailed dozens of insider traders, including Galleon Group founder Raj Rajaratnam. But those cases now look like prologue to the one against the former McKinsey boss and Goldman Sachs director. The charges against Gupta will be tough to prove, but a conviction would be the ultimate deterrent.

Buffett steals insider-trading show in absentia

May 29, 2012

The Berkshire Hathaway chairman didn’t appear in a New York courtroom last week. But his presence loomed over Raj Gupta’s insider-trading trial in more ways than one and dredged up the still-unsettled role his former lieutenant David Sokol played in last year’s Lubrizol deal.