Vincent PitaroHedge Fund Law Report, 25 July 2013
On July 19, 2013, the SEC instituted administrative proceedings against Steven A. Cohen, the embattled founder of hedge fund adviser S.A.C. Capital Advisors, LLC (SAC). Generally, the SEC charges Cohen with failing to supervise two of his portfolio managers, Mathew Martoma and Michael Steinberg, both of whom have been indicted on insider trading charges arising out of their trading for hedge funds advised by SAC. See “Fund Manager CR Intrinsic and Former SAC Portfolio Manager Are Civilly and Criminally Charged in Alleged ‘Record’ $276 Million Insider Trading Scheme, Hedge Fund Law Report, Vol. 5, No. 44 (Nov. 21, 2012).
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