Tag: insider trading

SEC Chairman states plans to tackle ‘gamification’
December 16, 2021 BY Steffy Bogdanova

SEC proposes changes to strengthen the laws against insider trading

Additionally, directors and officers will be required to put in writing that they are not aware of any important nonpublic information when they enter into the plans. The proposal also includes updates that would require more comprehensive disclosure about issuers’ policies and procedures against insider trading, as well as their actions around the timing of…

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December 01, 2021 BY Steffy Bogdanova

SEC files charges in a $49 million insider trading schemes

Debih allegedly traded on the tips he received from the investment bankers and recommended to others to trade. SEC has charged seven other people in connection with these schemes. Debih is charged violating the antifraud provisions of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. He has agreed to the entry of a judgment which, if approved…

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BaFin employee suspected of Wirecard insider-trading
January 28, 2021 BY Steffy Bogdanova

BaFin suspects employee of Wirecard insider-trading

Fabio De Masi, one of the German lawmakers driving a parliamentary inquiry into the affair, commented: “The finance ministry saw no need to take action on insider trading at the supervisory authorities at the outset of the Wirecard scandal. There is still a need to apply stricter EU rules on insider trading to German authorities.…

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September 29, 2020 BY Steffy Bogdanova

Former Amazon finance manager charged with insider trading

Erin Schneider, Director of the SEC's San Francisco Regional Office commented: We allege that the Bohras repeatedly and systematically used Amazon's confidential information for their own gain. Employees with access to confidential, potentially market-moving corporate information may not use that information to enrich themselves, their friends, or their families. The US regulator’s complaint charges all…

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September 11, 2020 BY Steffy Bogdanova

Insider trader sent to prison for three years for trading in Big Un shares

Throughout the course of the investigation, Ho co-operated with ASIC, participated in voluntary interviews and provided documents. Ho also formally admitted to the offences and the facts regarding them. In recognition of this co-operation, Ho’s sentence was reduced by half. ASIC Deputy Chair Daniel Crennan QC commented: ASIC will take strong action against market misconduct…

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Former CEO of Sirtex Medical, Gilman Edwin Wong sentenced for insider trading
June 04, 2020 BY Steffy Bogdanova

Former CEO of Sirtex Medical sentenced for insider trading

In October 2016 Wong having inside information on Sirtex’s sales sold 74,968 Sirtex shares and gained more than $2 million. Later in 2016, Sirtex released a Trading Update on the ASX devaluing the growth forecasts for the 2017 financial year. The opening price of Sirtex shares fell to $13.01 after the announcement, a decrease of…

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insider trading
August 13, 2019 BY Valentina Kirilova

Investment banking analyst charged with insider trading

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has yesterday charged an analyst at an international investment bank with insider trading. According to the SEC, Bill Tsai, a junior investment broker, had a confidential information about Siris Capital Group's plans to acquire Electronics for Imaging, Inc. (EFII). Tsai was working from the bank's New York office. Knowing…

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