A Portrait of the Insider Trader as a Woman
Joan MacLeod Heminway
University of Tennessee College of Law
May 22, 2012
Research Handbook on Insider Trading (Stephen Bainbridge, editor), Forthcoming
University of Tennessee Legal Studies Research Paper No. 187
This revised draft book chapter describes the interrelationship between gender and U.S insider trading law and explores (anecdotally and through extensions of existing gender studies outside the insider trading realm) the potential roles and significance of gender in that context. Although women have become more visible as participants in the securities markets and as alleged and actual transgressors of insider trading rules, the role of women in insider trading is still ill understood, except anecdotally. In sum, the portrait of the insider trader as a woman is a work in process.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 39
Keywords: insider trading, woman, gender, sex, pillow talk
JEL Classification: G14, G18, G19, G30, G38, K20, K22, K42
Date posted: May 28, 2012 ; Last revised: August 7, 2012
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