Reviews various laws that prohibit insider trading and set penalties for criminal violations of Federal securities laws. Covers selected regulations and court decisions that have used Section 10(b) and Rule 10b-5 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to prosecute insider trading violations. Highlights U.S. volumes Newman , in which the Second Circuit overturned two high-profile convictions for insider trading and expressly forbade the Government from refiling the case, and reviews a U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit decision in light of Newman.
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