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Hexagon's CEO Rollen found not guilty of insider trading

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OSLO (Reuters) - Hexagon's chief executive, Ola Rollen, has been found not guilty of insider share trading, an Oslo court said on Wednesday.Prosecutors had asked for an 18-month prison term for Rollen's 2015 purchase of shares in Norway's Next Biometrics, a transaction which did not involve Hexagon.One of Sweden's best known business leaders, Rollen had maintained his innocence throughout the trial. Prosecutors can still appeal the verdict to a higher court. (Reporting by Terje Solsvik and Joachim Dagenborg; Editing by Elaine Hardcastle)(This story has not been edited by Business Standard ...

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First Published: Wed, January 10 2018. 23:38 IST