Resentencing Ordered in Poirier, deVegter Case

Hume, Lynn
February 2006
Bond Buyer;2/22/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32324, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports that a federal appeals court panel in Atlanta, Georgia has ordered a lower court to resentence Richard Poirier Jr., a former partner at Lazard Freres & Co., and Michael de Vegter, a former vice president with Stephens Inc., in a bond-related bribery case. The court emphasized that the ruling judge erred legally in his application of guidelines when he sentenced them to only eight months in prison.


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