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Day Trader Tells Jury Insider Dealing Probe 'Not About Him'

Law360, London (November 27, 2018, 5:37 PM GMT) -- A day trader accused of insider dealing told a London jury on Tuesday that he refused to comment in an interview with the Financial Conduct Authority because he did not trust the U.K.’s financial services watchdog.

Walid Choucair, who is on trial in London accused of insider trading, is alleged to have used inside information passed to him by his friend, who was a compliance officer at UBS. (AP) Walid Choucair, an independent mergers and acquisitions trader, said he refused to comment when questioned by the regulator in 2015 over allegations that he had engaged in insider trading because he did...

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