Unclear but, based on recent reports, very possible. If you can come up with another idea re: how the “intimidating Cohen has become even more intimidating” in the wake of MartomaGate, we’re all ears.
Cohen and his top lieutenants have been trying to calm SAC employees, telling analysts and traders who work for SAC that Cohen is confident he has done nothing wrong, according to a person familiar with the matter, who is not authorized to speak publicly about the case. SAC received a Wells Notice from the Securities and Exchange Commission in November, but no charges have been filed against Cohen. Nonetheless, the atmosphere in the firm’s offices—hardly a bastion of good cheer, even under the best of circumstances—is described as tense, with the intimidating Cohen even more intimidating than usual.
What We Know About Trading At SAC Capital [Bloomberg BusinessWeek]