Firm wins insider trading jury trial
January 2015 – The firm successfully defended their client, Siming Yang, against the US Securities and Exchange Commission’s charges of illegal insider trading. The SEC accused Mr. Yang and his investment company of illegally trading in shares of Zhongpin, Inc. shortly before an announcement of a take private offer for the company. According to the SEC, the trading resulted in gains of more than $8 million. Jim Kopecky and Howard Rosenburg tried the case, which resulted in a jury verdict in favor of Mr. Yang on the insider trading claims.