The Global Squeeze On Insider Trading

Law360, New York (January 3, 2011, 3:54 PM EST) -- The recent global financial crisis has led to an increased emphasis on cross-border regulatory enforcement. As regulators across the globe strive to keep pace with the multinational entities they regulate, they are increasingly seeking the assistance of their regulatory counterparts overseas.

These cross-border efforts are buoyed by initiatives such as the International Organization of Securities Commissions information-sharing agreement, into which more than half the world’s securities regulators have entered, and various bilateral and multilateral treaties among government agencies.

Through information exchange and other forms of cross-border...
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