Introduction to Insider Trading
QUICK DEFINITION: Insider trading is trading based on material non-public information.
While certain legal elements required for insider trading liability have been unsettled recently, the pattern of trading required to flag potential insider trading remains straightforward. If a trader acquires a significant position within a short time prior to a news event that materially benefits that position, the trader may have been trading based on material non-public information and the trade should be flagged for further inquiry.
Reviewing Insider Trading in Surveyor
An example of possible insider trading shown in Surveyor
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