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    Did The Co-Founder Of Alcoholics Anonymous Violate Rule 10b-5?

    Recently, I enjoyed watching My Name is Bill W., a 1989 movie that starred James Woods, JoBeth Williams and James Garner.  The film tells the story of Alcoholics Anonymous co-founder William Griffith Wilson (aka Bill W.).  In telling his story, the...

    Enforcement & Investigations, Salman v. U.S., tippee, Securities Litigation, 463 U.S. 646, Dirks, fiduciary duty, Insider Trading, tipper, William Griffith Wilson

    Insider Trading Is Like A Dog Named "Stay"

    Insider trading cases remind me of the following joke attributed to stand-up comic Steven Wright:

    Enforcement & Investigations, Salman v. U.S., bassam salman, Insider Trading

    Why Bassam Salman Should Not Have Been Convicted

    A lot of ink has been spilt on the United States Supreme Court's decision in Salman v. United States, 137 S. Ct. 420 (2016).  In that case, the Supreme Court upheld the criminal conviction of Mr. Bassam Salman who received lucrative trading tips...

    Enforcement & Investigations, Salman, Salman v. U.S., Blue Chip Stamps v. Manor Drugs, Insider Trading, Milton Freeman, Rule 10b-5, Section 25402

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