Events

Insider Trading 2011: Current Trends & Recent Developments in the Investigation, Prosecution & Defense of Insider Trading Cases

Date

09.27.11

Sponsor

The New York City Bar and the White Collar Criminal Law Committee

On Tuesday, September 27, 2011, the City Bar Center for CLE presented a panel discussion co-sponsored by The New York City Bar and the White Collar Criminal Law Committee discussing the substantive law of insider trading, with a particular focus on the new frontiers being explored in recent cases. Morvillo Abramowitz Partner Jodi Misher Peikin was Program Co-Chair of the panel, which included experts from government, industry, and law firms who focus on insider trading issues on a daily basis, and covered topics including: the core principles and elements of insider trading violations, including under Section 10(b), Section 14(e), and the mail and wire fraud statutes; the interplay of Reg FD and Rule 10b-5; the legitimacy of trading on information obtained from company insiders, including issues of materiality and the "mosaic" theory of investing; the legality of expert networking and channel checking; the line between civil and criminal insider trading violations; current and future DOJ and SEC investigative priorities.