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DealBooK | DealB%K Afternoon Edition: Court Limits Scope of Corporate Espionage Laws in Goldman Programmer Case

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Wednesday, April 11, 2012   TOP STORY Court Limits Scope of Corporate Espionage Laws in Goldman Programmer Case A federal appeals court ruled that ex-Goldman employee Sergey Aleynikov did not violate corporate espionage laws by downloading computer code from his former employer. DEALBOOK »   DEALBOOK HIGHLIGHTS New Regulatory Filings Offer Limited Glimpse Into Paulson's Funds New rules passed under the Dodd Frank Act are giving outsiders a peek into the murky world of hedge funds, but the billionaire investor John Paulson is being more guarded with his disclosures. DEALBOOK » Barclays Chief's Pay Under Scrutiny An industry trade body questions whether the pay package of the bank's chief executive, Robert E. Diamond Jr., was appropriate given that the company's profits declined 16 percent last year. DEALBOOK » For Union-Owned Bank, Lifeline Offers Chance for Growth Amalgamated Bank announced on Wednesday that

DealBooK | DealB%K Afternonn Edition: The Trade: The Volcker Rule, Made Bloated and Weak

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Wednesday, February 22, 2012 TOP STORY The Trade: The Volcker Rule, Made Bloated and Weak Bank lobbyists could not kill the Volcker Rule, so Jesse Eisinger of Propublica says they got Congress and regulators to render it hopelessly vague and complex. DEALBOOK » DEALBOOK HIGHLIGHTS Amid Takeover Talks, London Metal Exchange Eyes Expansion As the board of the world's largest metal futures exchange prepares to meet on Thursday about eight offers, the chief executive, Martin Abbott, continues to plot the company's international expansion. DEALBOOK » Hedge Funds Take Another Look at Greek Debt Even after getting burned by bad bets on Greek debt, some hedge funds are considering buying more of the country's bonds, which have continued to fall in value. DEALBOOK » In Debt: The Divide Between Banking and Bankruptcy Stephen J. Lubben says that those in banking tend to take any sort of criticism of orderly liquidation a

DealBooK | DealB%K Afternonn Edition: Caesars Shares Jump on Debut

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Wednesday, February 8, 2012 TOP STORY Caesars Shares Jump on Debut Shares of Caesars, which were priced at $9 on Tuesday, finished at $15.22 on Wednesday, as the casino company, which was taken private in a 2008 leveraged buyout, returned to the public markets. DEALBOOK » DEALBOOK HIGHLIGHTS Goldman Wins Auction for A.I.G. Assets The Federal Reserve Bank of New York announced on Wednesday that it had sold securities with a face value of $6.2 billion to Goldman, which beat out four other investment banks in the auction. DEALBOOK » Fed Delays Vote on Capital One Deal for ING Direct The Federal Reserve abandoned plans to vote on Capital One's $9 billion takeover of ING Direct on Wednesday, pushing the meeting to Monday. DEALBOOK » GigaOM Acquires paidContent GigaOM, a technology media company, has acquired ContentNext Media, the parent company of paidContent, from Guardian News & Media Limited, amid the ongoing industry con

DealBooK | DealB%K Afternonn Edition: Deal Professor: A Big Bet on Zuckerberg

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DEALBOOK HIGHLIGHTS Before Collapse, MF Global Had Emergency Plan The plan was hatched by executives at the brokerage firm in early October as a road map to survival in the worst-case scenario: What if ratings agencies downgraded MF Global to junk status? DEALBOOK » Facebook I.P.O. Lifts Some Tech Stocks Shares in LinkedIn, Groupon and Zynga all leaped on Thursday after Facebook unveiled its prospectus. But not all Internet-focused companies have benefited from the social network's I.P.O. filing. DEALBOOK » Documents: Understanding the Facebook Prospectus Facebook's S-1 filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission is the first step toward an initial public offering. DealBook is annotating the 148-page prospectus to decipher the giant social network's revenue, profit and risk factors. DEALBOOK » Private Equity's Defenders Emerge From Shadows As the political attacks on Mitt Romney's record at Bain Capital have