Check Your Insider Trading Policies

Law360, New York (March 18, 2011, 2:34 PM EDT) -- It comes as no surprise that insider trading, most recently through networks of expert “consultants,” once again is a high priority for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission this year. Similarly, Preet Bharara, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, is advocating for stiffer penalties and longer jail sentences for those convicted of insider trading.

And the SEC and U.S. attorneys’ offices continue to better coordinate their efforts: The SEC is working with the FBI and U.S. attorneys’ offices to wiretap hundreds of phone...
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