Docket No. 11-3-cr.

692 F.3d 136 (2012)

UNITED STATES of America, Appellee, v. Joseph CONTORINIS, Defendant-Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit.

Decided: August 17, 2012.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Roberto Finzi ( Theodore V. Wells, Jr. , Mark F. Pomerantz , & Farrah R. Berse, on the brief), Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, New York, NY, for Defendant-Appellant.

Andrew L. Fish , Assistant United States Attorney ( Reed M. Brodsky , Assistant United States Attorney, on the brief), for Preet Bharara, United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, New York, NY, for Appellee.

Before: WINTER, HALL, and CHIN, Circuit Judges.

WINTER, Circuit Judge:

Joseph Contorinis appeals from his conviction by a jury before Judge Sullivan for conspiracy to commit securities fraud and insider trading and from the district court's forfeiture order in the amount of $12.65 million. Appellant claims error in: (i) a jury instruction that allegedly did not adequately convey the definition of material, nonpublic information; (ii) the admission of evidence of contemporaneous trades by individuals who received...

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