SAC Prosecutor Antonia Apps to Join Milbank in New York

On September 3, 2014, Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy announced that Antonia M. Apps is joining the firm as a partner in its Global Litigation Department.  She starts on September 22.  Apps joins Milbank from the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York, Criminal Division, where she was a member of the Securities and Commodities Fraud Task Force.  During her tenure, she was a lead prosecutor on the Justice Department’s prosecution of hedge fund manager S.A.C. Capital Advisors, L.P.  See “SEC Charges Steven A. Cohen with Failing to Supervise Employees Who Allegedly Engaged in Insider Trading,” Hedge Fund Law Report, Vol. 6, No. 29 (Jul. 25, 2013); “SAC Capital Entities Indicted for Securities Fraud and Wire Fraud in Connection With Employees’ Alleged Insider Trading,” Hedge Fund Law Report, Vol. 6, No. 29 (Jul. 25, 2013); “Five Takeaways for Other Hedge Fund Managers from the SEC’s Record $602 Million Insider Trading Settlement with CR Intrinsic,” Hedge Fund Law Report, Vol. 6, No. 12 (Mar. 21, 2013); and “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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