Insider Trading in U.S. and E.U. Law: A Comparison
September 22, 2008
European Business Law Review, Vol. 26, pp. 465-490, 2010
Insider trading law is theoretically problematic. Despite this, an essentially coherent transatlantic insider trading regime has been established by the E.U. Insider trading directive. This paper shows that the E.U. Directive is heavily influenced by U.S. securities law. Of interest however is the implicit critique in the rejection of some features of U.S. securities law.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 33
Keywords: inside trading, insider trading, insider dealing, inside dealing, Europe, EU, EC, European Union
JEL Classification: G32, E02
Date posted: September 22, 2008 ; Last revised: July 6, 2010