Husband of Former Playboy CEO Charged with Insider Trading

The SEC’s Chicago Office has filed a civil injunctive action in the U.S. District Court in Chicago against William A. Marovitz, the husband of former Playboy CEO Christie Hefner, charging him with illegal insider trading in Playboy stock in advance of public news announcements. See more…

Author: Dexter Johnson

The author is a an attorney who for the past 14 years has concentrated his practice in representing, successfully, investment advisers, broker-dealers, corporations and individuals who are subject to SEC, FINRA, State or other regulations and who may be the subject of regulatory examination, review or investigation. He formerly worked at the SEC. His regulatory and litigation experience has encompassed virtually every type of securities issue in the industry. He has also negotiated favorable outcomes in many of these matters for his clients.