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June 10, 2016

LaVigne and Calandra Co-Author Insider Trading Law Article


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Partner Christopher LaVigne and associate Brian Calandra (both New York-Litigation) recently co-authored an article, titled “Insider Trading Laws and Enforcement,” published in Practical Compliance & Risk Management for the Securities Industry. 

This article provides a general overview of insider trading laws, outlines key developments since early 2013, and highlights recent trends and open issues pending before the Supreme Court. According to the authors, “Regardless of the evolving standards [in insider trading laws], the fact remains that insider trading enforcement actions will continue to remain a priority of both the SEC and the DOJ. And while the DOJ historically has taken the lead in prosecuting insider trading offenses, the SEC’s recent success in the Durant case may fore-shadow an increasing role for this agency in pursuing insider trading cases that lack the proof necessary for a criminal case.”

Read the full article, Insider Trading Laws and Enforcement.

Authors and Contributors

Christopher L. LaVigne



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