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insider trading,

stock market transactions made with knowledge of nonpublic information about corporate activity. In the United States, it has been illegal since 1934. The Securities and Exchange CommissionSecurities and Exchange Commission
(SEC), agency of the U.S. government created by the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and charged with protecting the interests of the public and investors in connection with the public issuance and sale of corporate securities.
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 regards it as unfair to investors who are not privy to such information. Several insider trading scandals shook Wall Street in the mid-1980s.
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To ensure that these penalties apply EU-wide, all member states would have to require their judges to sentence maximum penalty offenders to no less than four years in jail for the most serious forms of insider dealing or market manipulation and no less than two years for unlawful disclosure of information.
The difference between insider dealing and the US' insider trading is to do with regulator's ability to prove wrong-doing.
He was one of four men charged by the Financial Services Authority (FSA) for involvement in insider dealing worth a reported Au3m.
His associates Christina Weckwerth, who is based in Germany, and Jessica Mang were both charged with insider dealing, the FSA said.
Matthew Uberoi and Neel Uberoi have been charged with 17 counts of insider dealing in an indictment filed at the City of Westminster Magistrates' Court.
It takes a lawyer's approach to both insider dealing and money-laundering, dealing exhaustively with the legal aspects as they stood.
Whilst there has been no official suggestion of insider dealing, the Commissioner is nevertheless keen "to ensure that all information that might have influenced the market was managed appropriately in full compliance with Internal Market principles".
High Stakes provides a detailed insight into the little-known twilight world of insider dealing, and shows how the search for the ultimate win can lead to a life on the run.
Walker's comments came as he was cleared of insider dealing at Iceland following a protracted investigation involving the Financial Services Authority, the DTI and the Serious Fraud Office.
We are investigating a case of illegal insider dealing.
This book gives a fast-paced account of insider dealing, questionable accounting and bribery that threatened to overturn two monarchies and bring down parliament.
Some time ago, Swiss banking secrecy law was lifted in connection with insider dealing violations in the U.