The COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic means in-house counsel need to keep an eye on potential insider trading by employees at all levels who may gain access to material, nonpublic information about supply chain or other disruptions that could affect a company’s bottom line, or its financial outlook.
Inside counsel also need to consider whether and how to handle public disclosure about disruptions or related matters in U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filings and reports, lawyers say.
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