Daily Archives: December 16, 2014, 1:50 pm

Insider-Trade Law Should Get Rethink – WSJ

If this decision remains in effect, those desiring to improperly obtain information from insiders can do so safely as long as the government can’t prove the trader knew the insider got value. That should shock Congress to get back in the game and rationalize the insider-trading laws to restore the integrity of the markets. Otherwise, they should just admit they…

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SEC Brings Another Travel And Entertainment FCPA Enforcement Action « FCPA Professor

Yesterday, the SEC brought its 7th Foreign Corrupt Practices Act enforcement action of 2014.  Like the previous 6 enforcement actions (5 against companies and 1 against individuals), the enforcement action was resolved via the SEC’s administrative process. Yesterday’s enforcement action against life-sciences company Bruker Corporation was primarily based on excessive travel and entertainment benefits provided to alleged Chinese “foreign officials.”…

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