Insider Trading & Disclosure Update - Vol. 2, Issue 2

December 2015
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Developments highlighted in this issue include:

  • The continuing fallout from the Newman decision, including proposed legislative responses to the decision.
  • The SEC’s continued pursuit of insider trading cases as administrative proceedings rather than civil injunctive actions in federal courts.
  • An analysis of the Supreme Court’s decision in Omnicare.
  • Recent efforts by the SEC and plaintiffs to hold issuers to a higher standard for disclosure of MD&A trends and uncertainty.
  • The potential convergence of insider trading and criminal cyber-theft.