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Insider Trading Laws and Their Complexities

Lecture no. 9 from the course: Law School for Everyone: Corporate Law

Insider Trading Laws and Their Complexities

Taught by Professor George S. Geis | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Professional Development Courses

Using two landmark court cases (SEC v. Texas Gulf Sulphur and Chiarella v. United States) and our country’s strong tradition of buyer/seller beware, examine the legal complexities of insider trading laws. Thanks to an ambiguous patchwork of laws, some trades are allowed while others are prohibited.