When corporate insiders sell stock at a loss, watch out

When considering whether to buy stock in a company, investors often look to the trading activity of the company's top executives. If the CEO or CFO has recently made large purchases of company stock, investors tend to assume ...

Equifax says execs unaware of hack when they sold stock

Equifax said Friday an internal review found that four executives who sold shares ahead of disclosure of a massive data breach at the credit agency were unaware of the incident ahead of the sale.

Why general counsels don't stop corporate crime

General counsels for corporations are well-versed in the law and should be able to detect and stop fraud, not profit from stock sales utilizing their fraud-related insider information.

Former Qualcomm executive sent to prison for insider trading

A former Qualcomm Inc. executive was sentenced Friday to 18 months in prison and fined $500,000 for an insider trading scheme to profit off the wireless technology company's confidential information and then covering up his ...

Insider trading study shows stronger enforcement

The first major study of the enforcement of Australia's insider trading laws has shown the number of insider trading cases brought by the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) is increasing, and the regulator ...

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