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By Securities Docket on November 26, 2019, 1:50 pm
This study examines the revealed preference of informed traders to infer the extent to which earnings announcements are informative of subsequent stock price responses. From 2011 to 2015, a cartel of sophisticated traders illegally obtained early access to firm press releases prior to publication and traded over 1,000 earnings announcements. I study their constrained profit […]
By Securities Docket on November 26, 2019, 11:13 am
Recently, the SEC released its annual report for FY2019 and, like the prior eight years, FCPA “tips” continue to be a minor component of the SEC’s whistleblower program. Specifically, according to the SEC’s report, of the 5,200 whistleblower tips received by the SEC in FY2019, 200 (3.8%) related to the FCPA. This percentage of FCPA […]