Whitebox Trading Pty Limited and Anor ats Australian Securities and Investments Commission (“ASIC”), Federal Court of Australia Proceedings No. NSD383/2016

Expert: M.J. Aitken w/ S. Ji ASIC brought proceedings in the Federal Court of Australia against Whitebox Trading Pty Limited and its sole director and principal, Johannes Boshoff, following an investigation into the spike on 18 October 2012 in the prices of securities...

Simon Poidevin v Australian Securities and Investments Commission Administrative Appeals Tribunal Proceeding – 2017/7111

Expert: M.J. Aitken w/ S. Ji, V. Mollica ASIC banned Mr Simon Poidevin, of Sydney, from providing financial services for five years following an ASIC investigation into trading in the shares of DirectMoney Ltd. Mr Poidevin, Managing Director of Corporate Broking at...

FMA v Mark Warminger, High Court of New Zealand, CIV-2015-404-001727 [2017] NZHC 1471

Expert:  M.J. Aitken w/ S. Ji Mr Warminger was accused by the FMA of ten counts of market manipulation in breach of section 11B of the Securities Markets Act 1988 (SMA). Professor Michael Aitken provided an expert wtiness report and “authoritative, compelling...

Public Prosecutor v Aeneas Capital Management & Ors (Dato Tan Mong Sing) , High Court Malaysia, No. D72-22-405-2008, 2016

Expert:  M.J. Aitken w/ S. Ji Malaysia’s market regulator brought a civil lawsuit against eight foreign parties and two Malaysians over alleged manipulation, rigging and fraud of Iris Corp (IRIB.KL) shares. The commission accused the defendants of conspiring to...

Public Prosecutor v Aeneas Capital Management & Ors (Low Thiam Hock), High Court Malaysia, No. D72-22-405-2008, 2016

Expert:  M.J. Aitken w/ S. Ji Malaysia’s market regulator brought a civil lawsuit against eight foreign parties and two Malaysians over alleged manipulation, rigging and fraud of Iris Corp (IRIB.KL) shares. The commission accused the defendants of conspiring to...