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Toronto money manager punished for ‘tips’ on Amaya – Pokerstars acquisition

17 Jun 2018

Former co-chief investment officer and portfolio manager of Aston Hill Asset Management Benedict Cheng has reached a settlement with the Ontario Securities Commission over allegations of insider tipping regarding the acquisition of PokerStars by the Amaya online gambling group in 2014. The settlement calls for a payment by Cheng of a Cdn$ 350,000 penalty and …

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Third time lucky for former Amaya CEO in insider trading prosecution

7 Jun 2018

Former Amaya CEO David Baazov and associates Yoel Altman and Benjamin Ahdoot have been successful in getting 23 insider trading related charges thrown out in a Quebec Court following a flawed prosecution process by the  Quebec securities regulator the Autorité des marches financiers (AMF). On Wednesday Quebec judge Salvatore Mascia granted Baazov defence’s third motion …

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Was David Baazov a mere front for others in his Amaya deals?

22 Sep 2017

The November criminal court hearings into charges of insider trading by former Amaya CEO David Baazov are still two months away, but already startling allegations are emerging from the preliminary court filings by Quebec’s security regulator Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF). The Canadian media has been quick to pounce on these documents as an indication …

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