Insider trading

Small shareholder association boss found guilty of insider trading in retrial

Ljubljana – The Ljubljana Local Court has sentenced Kristjan Verbič, the president of the Pan-Slovenian Association of Small Shareholders (VZMD), to a suspended prison sentence for insider trading in 2007, the newspaper Delo reported. Verbič already got an eight-month suspended sentence in 2017.

Bulgarian Regulator to Look at IBEX on Complaints About Major Power Price Changes

Sofia. IBEX (Independent Bulgarian Energy Exchange) will be inspected because of recent complaints about major changes in the price of electricity, particularly in the short-term segment, Energy and Water Regulatory Commission Chair Ivan Ivanov told reporters, quoted by Focus News Agency.

Istanbul Chief Prosecutor's Office launches probe into Zarrab case attorneys

Istanbul Chief Prosecutor’s Office has opened a probe into New York’s Preet Bharara, former U.S. Attorney in-charge of the jailed Iranian-Turkish gold trader Reza Zarrab’s case, and Joon H. Kim, Acting U.S. Attorney, on Nov. 18 over evidence used in trial of its citizens.

Sessions asks US prosecutor of Turkish-Iranian businessman, 45 Obama-era attorneys to resign

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions abruptly asked the remaining 46 chief federal prosecutors left over from the Obama administration to resign on March 10, including Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara, who had been asked to stay on in November 2016 by then President-elect Donald Trump and is the chief prosecutor in the case of an arrested Turkish-Iranian businessman.