Gary Aguirre

  • Gary Aguirre, SEC

    The Two Gary Aguirre Tales

    Hey. Wait a minute! Aren’t we the same folks who spilled all those pints of digital ink on Friday bemoaning the corporate crime reporting of business journalists? How dare we start promoting that old Aguirre story again? Well, you see, there are actually two Aguirre stories. One over-reported, smear-filled and not very helpful to the […]

    / Feb 27, 2007 at 11:41 AM
  • Gary Aguirre, Regulators, SEC

    Gary Aguirre: The SEC Is An Insider’s Club

    Remember Gary Aguirre? He was the former Securities and Exchange Commission investigator whose explosive charges led to a series of hearings on Capital Hill and a lot of alarm-bell ringing publicity, particularly from Gretchen Morgenson of the New York Times. Aguirre’s main charge was that he was fired from the SEC after an investigation into […]

    / Feb 27, 2007 at 10:26 AM
  • Banks, Gary Aguirre, Regulators, SEC

    Gary Aguirre: My Target Is The SEC

    We’ve been pointing out for a long time that the really (potentially) explosive issue raised by former SEC investigator Gary Aguirre was not the now-officially dismissed suspicions of insider trading by Pequot Capital or illegal tipping by John Mack, but the still largely univestigated charges of favoritism at the SEC. Recall that Aguirre claimed he […]

    / Jan 4, 2007 at 10:04 AM
  • Banks, Gary Aguirre, John Mack, Morgan Stanley, Pequot Capital, SEC, Senate

    The Pequot Capital-Heller Financial-SEC Investigation

    Although the SEC has subsequently reinvestigated and cleared Pequot Capital and Morgan Stanley chief John Mack in connection with Pequot’s acquisition of a large state in Heller Financial in the weeks leading up its acquisition by GE, questions still linger over allegations that the initial investigation was quashed when the lead investigator sought to subpoena […]

    / Oct 23, 2006 at 9:33 AM
  • Gary Aguirre, Morgan Stanley, Pequot Capital, SEC

    John Mack Off The Hook Too

    Morgan Stanley is saying that chief executive John Mack has also been cleared by the SEC of the insider trading allegations raised by a former SEC investigation, CNBC’s Charlie Gasparino reported a few moments ago. Former SEC investigator Gary Aguirre has said that he was investigating insider trading at Pequot Capital when he was abruptly […]

    / Oct 5, 2006 at 1:16 PM
  • Gary Aguirre, insider-trading, Pequot Capital

    Who Will Watch the Watchers?

    Well, we guess it’s nice that the SEC is considering today letting Senate investigators interview SEC staffers about the allegations that it fired an investigator looking into insider trading allegations at Pequot Capital when his probe started towards Wall Street’s highest echelons. All along we’ve thought that everyone involved wasn’t treating these allegations seriously enough—the […]

    / Aug 29, 2006 at 2:47 PM

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