insider trading

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buying or selling corporate stock by a corporate officer or other insider on the basis of information that has not been made public and is supposed to remain confidential

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The reason for the proposed asymmetric treatment is that price-decreasing insider trading provides significantly more value to investors than price-increasing insider trading.
Insider trading was first addressed by statute with the passage of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
If insider trading was legal, the George Mason economist Henry Mannes told The Washington Post last year, "The many Enron insiders who knew what was going on would have sold their shares, the price would have corrected itself and disaster might have been averted.
Discussions on High Profile Insider Trading Cases, including the Role of Economic Analyses and Key Takeaways
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), which made the announcement, had filed a lawsuit in 2012 alleging that co-founder, Anthony Chiasson, former analyst Spyridon Adondakis, five investment professionals and a hedge fund advisory firm, Diamondback Capital Management, had engaged in repeated insider trading in the securities of Dell Inc and Nvidia Corp.
Two other former SAC fund managers, Noah Freeman and Donald Longueuil, pleaded guilty to securities fraud for insider trading last year.
However, in India, insider trading is not a criminal act and, more importantly, nobody has ever been jailed for it.
One of the main reasons behind the prohibition of insider trading is the upholding of the principle of fairness.
District Court for the Southern District of New York finds Rajaratnam liable for a civil monetary penalty of $92,805,705, which marks the largest penalty ever assessed against an individual in an SEC insider trading case.
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Conversely, countries with more lax insider trading laws have less liquid stock markets.
The argument from harm maintains that insider trading is wrong because of the social harm it causes, given that we understand "causing harm" expansively, as causing a failure to attain optimal social welfare or social good.
More particularly, it investigates the policy recommendations that economists give, with a special focus on whether insider trading should be regulated and whether the government should be the main force behind the regulation.
of New York) and their 26 co-contributors offer a detailed and varied number of perspectives on the resurgence of insider trading both in and outside the United States.