Appeals Court Ruling Strengthens SEC’s Hand in Insider-Trading Cases

TAMAR FRANKELWall Street Journal “Law Blog” (subscription required)
Tamar Frankel, School of Law

A federal appeals court signficantly strengthened the Securities and Exchange Commission’s hand in insider trading cases, ruling that defendants can be on the hook not only for the personal profits from illegal trades but for money generated for  their employers…

Expert quote:

“This is a punishment that hits the pocket.”

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