Insider Trading in Japan: The Nomura Case

March 12th, 2013 by Kara in Case Studies

Nomura Nomura Group is one of Japan’s largest financial conglomerates. Nomura was established in 1925, and acquired most of Lehman Brothers Asia, certain of Lehman’s operations in Europe and the Middle East, and the Lehman Brothers’ service platform in India. An insider trading scandal at Nomura Group shakes the Japanese conglomerate to its core.  In 2010, market participants claim there is suspicious trading in deals Nomura is underwriting.  Inpex (an oil and gas producer), Tokyo Electric Power, and Nippon Sheet Glass report suspicious trading activities prior to the issuance of new ...