In The Court Of Public Opinion:

Blogging at the Intersection of Law, Media and Public Perception

Is the Madoff Trustee Using Publicity To Turn Up Heat On Mets’ Owners?

posted by James Haggerty  |  December 8, 2010

Last year I blogged on the PR aspects of Madoff Trustee Irving Picard’s work (click here). In recent days, he has filed a flurry of very high-profile lawsuits to recover money from various individuals who facilitated and/or benefited from the massive Ponzi Scheme. Yesterday, he filed a lawsuit of particular note, against Sterling Equities and…


Insider Trading and Public Perception [UPDATED]

posted by James Haggerty  |  November 22, 2010

In August, I noted the increased frequency of high-profile insider trading cases (click here for details). Today, The Wall Street Journal reports on a “vast insider trading probe” examining whether… “…nonpublic information was passed along by independent analysts and consultants who work for companies that provide “expert network” services to hedge funds and mutual funds….


Our Selection Process Is Complete!

posted by James Haggerty  |  November 16, 2010

An Important Message To All New York Mets Fans… We are pleased to announce that Cathleen P. Black has been appointed Manager of the New York Mets. We know what you’re thinking. Unqualified? How wrong you are. What you don’t seem to understand is that this is a managerial position, not a baseball position. And Ms….