Rajat Gupta Ordered to Repay Goldman Sachs $6.2 Million for Attorney’s Fees

By | The D & O Diary | February 26, 2013
Rajat Gupta Ordered to Repay Goldman Sachs $6.2 Million for Attorney’s Fees

By the time you read this blog post, you undoubtedly will have seen one of the stories in the mainstream media reporting on the February 25, 2013 decision of Southern District Court Jed Rakoff ordering former Goldman Sachs director Rajat Gupta to repay most of the legal fees the company incurred in connection with the government’s investigation and prosecution of Gupta.

Judge Rakoff V. SEC and Citigroup

By | Mortgage Crisis Watch | August 15, 2012
Judge Rakoff V. SEC and Citigroup

Judge Rakoff Not Going Out Quietly

In a story we’ve been following since the outset, on Monday, Judge Rakoff filed his brief before the Second Circuit Court of Appeals. It is not every day that you see a federal judge litigating against two parties who were theoretically adverse before him. But that is precisely the framework of this appeal.

Judge Rakoff Submits Brief to Second Circuit in SEC-Citi Settlement Appeal

On August 13, 2012, appointed pro bono counsel for the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York filed a brief in support of United States District Judge Jed S. Rakoff’s decision to reject a proposed $285 million settlement between the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Citigroup.

Judge Rakoff Approves the Picard/Wilpons/Mets Settlement: is It Now Really "Over" Under Yogi Berra’s Definition? – Installment 78

On May 31, 2012, Federal District Judge Jed S. Rakoff issued his much-anticipated and delayed Order approving the settlement agreement (the “Settlement Agreement”) between Madoff Trustee Irving Picard and the numerous defendants, constituting the Wilpon-Katz-Mets individual, business, family trust and charitable interests (collectively, the “Wilpons”).