March 13, 1987 |
Merrill Lynch & Co. on Thursday fired a top official at its London office who was accused of participating in a $4-million inside-trading scheme. The Securities and Exchange Commission charged in a civil complaint filed here Wednesday that Nahum Vaskevitch, director of mergers and acquisitions for Merrill Lynch in London, gave an investor confidential information involving 12 companies over a two-year period.
March 11, 1987 |
A London-based executive of Merrill Lynch was charged today with masterminding a massive illegal share-trading scheme on Wall Street. Nahum Vaskevitch, managing director of the mergers and acquisitions department of the brokerage's London office, was charged in a civil complaint filed in federal court by the Securities and Exchange Commission. The SEC charged that Vaskevitch leaked insider, or non-public, information about 12 companies that were involved in mergers or acquisitions.
March 21, 1987 |
Accounts held in the United States by a former executive of the Merrill Lynch investment firm and his Israeli associate do not hold enough money to satisfy a claim by the Securities and Exchange Commission, which last week charged the two with insider trading, an SEC lawyer said Friday. The lawyer also said the defendants had transferred at least $1.