“So What’s Wrong with Insider Trading Anyway?”

Where once it was far easier to obtain a conviction for insider trading in the US than in Canada (unfortunately, about the same time that I was charged in both countries), recent Court decisions have left the American jurisdiction in a state of flux and in need of guidance.  The US Supreme Court is expected to do just that as it hears arguments this week and later rules in the case of Salman v. United States.

Here’s an easy to read overview on the current state of “lawlessness” and the implications for the capital markets  http://fivethirtyeight.com/features/whats-so-wrong-with-insider-trading-anyway/


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