"A former [GS] computer programmer pleaded not guilty to charges that he stole computer codes used in the firm's high-frequency trading program. ... The case is set for trial beginning Nov. 29. ... At the plea hearing Assistant US Attorney Joseph Facciponti said a preliminary search didn't find any of Goldman's code on Teza's computers", Chad Bray at the WSJ, 18 February 2010 link: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703444804575071453563822806.html.
Why is the SDNY US Attorney's office enforcing a Vampire Squid (VS) contract? Why ask, it's the VS after all. Why is the "non-compete" important to the SDNY US Attorney's office? What element of which count in the indictment does it fulfill?
Junior at Jr. Deputy Accountant has a related 12 February 2010 post: http://www.jrdeputyaccountant.com/2010/02/goldman-rats-go-after-hft-program-thief.html.