FSA takes aim at traders in Punch insider case
The UK Financial Services Authority on January 27 handed out another set of fines and admonishments in the Punch Taverns and Greenlight Capital insider trading case (see EuroWeek 1,239 for background), this time taking aim at the hedge fund’s trader and the JP Morgan Cazenove broker through whom the order was executed.
Alexander Ten-Holter, trader and former compliance officer at Greenlight, was fined £130,000 for failing to question David Einhorns sell order after being told that Punch management would have told them about "secret bad things" if Greenlight had agreed to be wall-crossed.
He should have taken steps to satisfy
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