Katherine Goldstein to Be New Co-Chief for Securities Fraud in Manhattan Federal Prosecutor’s Office

Veteran federal prosecutor Katherine Goldstein will be stepping into a “top leadership position in the securities-fraud unit for Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara’s office,” the Wall Street Journal reported today.  Working closely with the SEC and the FBI, the Securities and Commodities Fraud Task Force investigates and prosecutes crimes relating to the operation of the U.S. securities and commodities markets, including all varieties of securities fraud, insider trading, market manipulation schemes, accounting and regulatory reporting frauds and penny stock “pump and dump” schemes.  See “Current and Former Regulators and Prosecutors Particularize the Enforcement Challenges Facing Hedge Fund Managers in 2014,” Hedge Fund Law Report, Vol. 7, No. 4 (Jan. 30, 2014); and “Former Federal Prosecutors Share Perspectives on Insider Trading Hot-Button Issues and Enforcement Trends Relevant to Hedge Fund Managers,” Hedge Fund Law Report, Vol. 5, No. 39 (Oct. 11, 2012).

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