Insider trading suspected in company mergers in the US

30-November-2010 Fraud and Insolvency By Mark Streeter

Insider trading is difficult to prove without a paper trail but sometimes the signs are obvious. Studying the stock prices of major corporations over a one year period helped highlight that insider trading was taking place. In this Insider Trading video below it states 40% of stock prices leading up to mergers over $1b USA experience spikes BEFORE the announcement was made.

The continued policing and prosecuting of insider trading is seen as improving the credibility of the market and creating a more level the playing field for investors.

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Written by Mark Streeter

Mark Streeter

The Director of Streeterlaw, Mark has been practicing Law since 1994. He has attained his Masters of Law in 1999 and in 2006 was awarded his Specialist Accreditation in Commercial Litigation. Mark is a member of ARITA, a graduate of the AICD and a member of AICM. A member of STEP, Mark enjoys working in the area of Wills and Estates. In 2020 Mark is the Chair of STEP NSW.

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