Insider trading laws apply to everyone, not just corporate insiders, making it important for all investors to understand the basics of insider trading law, as well as some of its complexities and nuances. Insider Trading Law and Compliance Answer Book provides that understanding, walking readers through:
Insider Trading Law and Compliance Answer Book
- The elements of an insider trading claim
- What is legitimate company research that can be freely acted upon and what is material, nonpublic information obtained in breach of a duty of trust or confidence that may not be acted upon or shared with others
- When acting on a “tip” or "tipping" others can incur legal liability
- The framework of penalties when insider trading has been successfully proved
provides both the lawyer and the investor with a complete understanding of the civil and criminal issues that can arise, the possible penalties that could be incurred, and the defenses available, as well as practical advice to ensure compliance with the law of insider trading. The book also covers many specialized areas, demonstrating how the law of insider trading has been applied to corporate insiders, market professionals, paid consultants, and government employees, as well as in the bankruptcy context. It reflects the in-depth knowledge of legal practitioners who provide ongoing counseling and litigation representation to a wide array of clients, and provides a concise roadmap, helping the reader to navigate the legal requirements safely.