Insider Trading In 2012: Back To The Future — Part 1

Law360, New York (January 25, 2013, 6:44 PM EST) -- “Greed ... is good. Greed is right.” So began the clip on the FBI’s website to kick off 2012. The Bureau had resurrected Michael Douglas’s character, Gordon Gekko from the 1980s classic, Wall Street. Then, just as they have been doing for the last three years with real life Wall Street players, they flipped him. 25 years older and now with graying hair, Gekko warns that if a deal “sounds too good to be true, it probably is” and then urges you to report securities fraud.[1]...
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