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Quebec AMF sets November date for Baazov ‘insider trading’ case

Canada’s High Court has set a 20 November date for the ‘insider trading’ trial of former Amaya Inc CEO David Baazov by Quebec securities regulator Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF). Baazov faces 23-charges of illegal trades carried out over a six-year period as CEO of Amaya Inc. The AMF states that Baazov and twelve close associates had created a ‘sophisticated network’ …

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Baazov pens CAD $3.5 billion offer for Amaya assets

David Baazov the former Chief Executive Officer of Amaya Inc, has penned a reported CAD $3.5 billion (US $2.56 billion) offer to acquire the Toronto TSX-listed operator outright. Baazov who is currently facing charges of insider trading by Quebec’s securities regulator Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) makes his formal approach to purchase Amaya assets outright. The former Amaya CEO who …

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Independent tribunal hears Baazov insider trading charges

Insider trading allegations made by Quebec’s Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) against former Amaya Inc CEO David Baazov and 12 close associates are being reviewed by an independent Montreal financial tribunal. The two-day hearing which began on Monday will review the charges made against Baazov and associates of creating a ‘sophisticated network’ executing insider trades on Canadian stocks over a six-year …

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Quebec AMF accuses David Baazov of being part of a sophisticated insider trading network

Quebec’s Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) has accused former Amaya Inc CEO David Baazov of being part of a ‘sophisticated’ network of insider traders, by which privileged information was exchanged for ‘kickbacks’. Presenting court documents, the AMF states that it has found six-years of insider trading evidence against Baazov and 12 close associates, including his brother Josh. The AMF who …

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Amaya sounding out investment partners via Barclays

Amaya Inc is still sounding out potential investors as it weighs up the bid for the group led by embattled CEO & Chairman David Baazov, who is currently on a leave of absence from the company as he battles insider trading charges. The firm is also on the hunt for a new leadership team as Baazov and CFO Daniel Sebag have revealed …

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Amaya CEO David Baazov denies all AMF insider trading charges

Amaya Inc CEO David Baazov has officially pleaded ‘not guilty’ to multiple charges of insider trading put forward by Quebec’s Securities Regulatory Authority (AMF) Baazov who has placed himself on voluntary leave as CEO of Amaya Inc denies five offences of aiding Toronto TSX trades whilst in possession of privileged information that could influence or manipulate market pricing. On 23 …

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US law firms file investor lawsuits against Amaya Inc

US law firms Wolf Haldenstein Adler Freeman & Herz LLP (New York) and Block & Leviton (Boston) have filed investor-led class action lawsuits against Amaya Inc. The lawsuits filed yesterday within US district courts, focus on the alleged investor misrepresentation of Amaya governance following the allegations of insider trading made against CEO and Founder David Baazov by Quebec securities regulator, Autorite …

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Amaya maintains innocence over insider trading investigation

Amaya has reiterated that it believes the company has done nothing wrong after a Quebec court’s decision to lift the publication ban on the redacted warrant and supporting affidavit for the search of various entities, including Amaya, in mid-December 2014 by Quebec’s securities regulator AMF. The searches were related to the AMF’s investigation into trading in Amaya securities leading up …

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