What Did We Learn from Insider Trading at Galleon?

03/18/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

  1. Hiring a dwarf to pose as a "small-cap" analyst isn't funny.
  2. Shredding SIM cards is more effective than biting them in half.
  3. The SEC is awake.
  4. "Octopussy" is not a James Bond movie.
  5. McKinsey & Company's publication, "Motivating people: Getting beyond money," is a must-read for...well...McKinsey & Company.
  6. The Tamil Tigers are not a soccer team.
  7. M&A lawyers want a piece of the action.
  8. Hiring hookers is safer--no jail time--than flirting with with former beauty queens who consult hedge funds. Right, Eliot?
  9. IBM hardware has bugs. Just ask the SEC.
  10. Perp-Walk Fashion Tip: Hoodies are out. Expandable manila folders are in

What are the other lessons from Galleon?

Here's the latest from The New York Times: U.S. Plans New Charge in Galleon Insider Case.

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