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SEC Law: Insider Trading

How Executives And Directors Can Avoid SEC Troubles Before Trading Their Company Stock (Part 1) This is premium content

Merrill Freed and Steven Schraibman
Your advisors say now is the time to buy or sell your company stock or to exercise options. But before you proceed, you'd better understand the securities laws that apply. Otherwise, you risk losing your profits, paying big fines, attracting unwanted media attention, and perhaps even going to jail. The storm of controversy over the backdating of stock option grants shows how closely executive stock sales are scrutinized.
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