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Japan Advisory to fight insider trading charge - regulator

TOKYO, Oct 10 (Reuters) - Japan Advisory will challenge aninsider trading charge against the Tokyo-based hedge fund at ahearing on Oct. 17, according to a notice on the website ofJapan's financial regulator.

Japan Advisory was found by the country's securitieswatchdog in June to have shorted shares in Nippon Sheet Glass CoLtd in August 2010 on the basis of leaked informationthat the glassmaker was planning a share offering.

(Reporting by Nathan Layne; Editing by Chris Gallagher)

((nathan.layne@thomsonreuters.com))

Keywords: JAPAN INSIDER/

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