The Murakami Fund Incident and Future Fund Regulation

14 Pages Posted: 14 Nov 2006

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Sadakazu Osaki

Nomura Institute of Capital Markets Research

Abstract

Yoshiaki Murakami, founder of the Murakami Fund that became known for acquiring large shareholdings of listed companies and actively intervening in their management, was arrested and charged with insider trading. This paper goes over the events leading up to Murakami's indictment and analyzes the argument for strengthening fund regulation that has gained momentum as a result.

Keywords: fund, insider trading, fund regulation

JEL Classification: K22

Suggested Citation

Osaki, Sadakazu, The Murakami Fund Incident and Future Fund Regulation. Nomura Capital Market Review, Vol. 9, No. 3, Winter 2006. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=944731

Sadakazu Osaki (Contact Author)

Nomura Institute of Capital Markets Research ( email )

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Tokyo, 100-8130
Japan

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