Martha Stewart

  • Blackstone Group, ImClone, Martha Stewart

    I Want To Be Haunted By Your Ghost: Sam Waksal’s Creepy Apartment Bought By Blackstone Managing Director

    Its two previous tenants have been arrested. It’s got a secret, illegal stairway sealed up behind sheetrock. The interior—from private foyer, to huge living room leading into a skylighted bedroom—sounds like the place Al Pacino called home in the Devil’s Advocate. You can almost smell the brimstone and see the mouldings moving in time with […]

    / Oct 19, 2006 at 10:01 AM
  • Let Me Tell You Why So-And-So Sucks, Martha Stewart, Merrill Lynch

    Peter E. Bacanovic: Let Me Tell You Why Martha Stewart Sucks

    Guess who isn’t getting invited to Martha Stewart’s pumpkin carving party this year? Peter E. Bacanovic, his gall rising, could not believe it. But there it was in print. “I honestly don’t remember exactly what I was prosecuted for,” Martha Stewart is quoted as saying in the September issue of Harper’s Bazaar. “It’s a very […]

    / Oct 13, 2006 at 12:22 PM
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    Was The Stewart Settlement An Admission of Guilt

    Professor Bainbridge points out that Martha Stewart’s settlement with the SEC was pretty much a total capitulation on Stewart’s part. She can smile about it all she wants but she basically avoided trial by submitting to the maximum punishment. We guess she saved some money on attorney’s fees. First, she’s paying the maximum possible dollar […]

    / Aug 9, 2006 at 1:29 PM
  • insider-trading, Martha Stewart

    Martha Stewart Keeps Today Show Promise: Cops a Plea with the SEC

    Looks like Martha wasn’t kidding around when she told the Today show that she was close to a settlement with the SEC two months ago. Today news broke that the home-maker media mogul settled an insider trading probe by agreeing to pay $195,000 and to be banned from serving as a director, CEO or financial […]

    / Aug 7, 2006 at 3:17 PM
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    Stewart To Settle?

    Gawker reports that on the Today show this morning Martha Stewart claimed she is not fighting the SEC’s civil suit against her. While Stewart looked none too pleased to have her domestic lesson interrupted, she did indulge: contrary to every published report we’ve seen, Stewart is not fighting the second round of insider trading charges. […]

    / Jun 7, 2006 at 10:57 AM
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    Martha Stewart: It’s Getting Hot In Here

    So take off all your clothes? We’re not sure exactly how this got started but this video of Martha Stewart showing a half-naked man how to fold shirts at last week’s D4 conference is beyond weird. What a fab way for Martha to celebrate her decision to fight the SEC civil suit against her.

    / Jun 5, 2006 at 12:12 PM
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    Martha Will Fight!

    Court papers filed on behalf of Martha Stewart yesterday indicate that she will fight the SEC’s civil charges of insider trading related to her sale of ImClone stock in 2001. The decision to contest the charges surprised some observers who expected Martha to attempt to avoid another public trial. Someone familiar with the case, however, […]

    / May 26, 2006 at 10:27 AM
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    Meanwhile, In Other White Collar Crime News

    We’ve been so wrapped up with our EV Day coverage that we haven’t mentioned today’s other big White Collar Criminal news. Today is the deadline for Martha Stewart to respond to the three-year-old SEC civil suit claiming she engaged in insider trading when she sold shares of ImClone in 2001. Stewart’s responses to investigators during […]

    / May 25, 2006 at 4:23 PM

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