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    Judge Rules Internal Affairs Doctrine Governs California Insider Trading Statute

    As I have mentioned on numerous occasions, California has its own insider trading statute - California Corporations Code Section 25402.  The statute is included in the California Corporate Securities Law of 1968.  In general, the jurisdiction of...

    California Securities Laws, Friese v. Superior Court, derivative, In re Sagent Technology, Insider Trading, internal affairs doctrine, Jon Tigar, Section 2116, Section 25402, Wells Fargo

    False Statements By Money Managers Support California Commodity Law Convictions

    In 1990, California enacted the California Commodity Law, Stats. 1990, Ch. 969, Corp. Code § 29500 et seq.  Although this law hasn't attracted the attention of legal writers, it has some very sharp teeth, as illustrated by the recent case of People...

    forex, People v. Martinez, California Commodity Law, commodity, foreign exchange, Insider Trading, Investment Advisers, justice Terry B. O'Rourke, Section 25402, Section 29500, Section 29536, Yahoo

    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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