Insider Trading


  • Fallout spreads from insider trading ruling Friday, 12 Dec 2014 | 7:14 AM ET

    U.S. prosecutors faced widening fallout from the insider trading decision as some existing cases threatened to unravel.

  • SEC's White: 'Narrow view of insider trading law'  Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 1:46 PM ET

    SEC chair Mary Jo White addressed overturned insider trading laws at The New York Times' DealBook Conference, Details, with CNBC's Mary Thompson.

  • It just got 'easier to cheat' on Wall Street Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 12:47 PM ET
    File photo: Todd Newman (center) leaving court with his attorney last year.

    After two insider-trading convictions were overturned, one trader said: "It’s a lot easier to cheat when you know what the rules are."

  • SEC's White: Insider trading ruling 'a concern' Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 10:47 AM ET
    Chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission Mary Jo White speaks onstage during The New York Times DealBook Conference at One World Trade Center on December 11, 2014 in New York City.

    SEC Chair Mary Jo White says a landmark ruling that threw out two insider trading convictions is an "overly narrow view" of the law.

  • For insider trading, it's a whole new ballgame Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 10:05 AM ET
    Preet Bharara

    An appellate court decision significantly redefined insider trading, and may have altered the course of all further enforcement.

  • SEC chair Mary Jo White weighs in on yesterday's insider trading decision, reports CNBC's Kate Kelly.

  • Insider trading... what constitutes fraud?  Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 7:45 AM ET

    Anthony Chaisson's attorney, Gregory Morvillo, Morvillo, LLC partner, shares his thoughts on the insider trading law.

  • Insider trading reversal deals blow to DOJ  Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 7:43 AM ET

    CNBC's Kate Kelly takes a look at the possible repercussion on Wall Street after a Federal appeals court overturned two insider trading convictions.

  • Court overturns major insider trading convictions Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 2:50 PM ET
    File photo: Todd Newman (center) leaving court with his attorney last year.

    A U.S. court vacated the insider trading convictions of former hedge fund managers Todd Newman and Anthony Chiasson.

  • Bharara considers options for further appellate review  Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 2:50 PM ET

    U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara spoke out on the overturning of insider trading convictions. Stephen Fishbein, Shearman and Sterling, offers his response.

  • Legalize insider trading?  Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 1:05 PM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera, Brian Sullivan, Ron Insana, and Kate Kelly discuss the ramifications of a federal appeals court overturning the insider trading convictions of Todd Newman and Anthony Chiasson.

  • CNBC's David Faber provides the latest on the decision by a New York appeals court to vacate the convictions of former hedge fund managers Todd Newman and Anthony Chiasson. Kate Kelly discusses how the ruling may impact the case of Michael Steinberg.

  • Mark Cuban, Christopher Cox hash out SEC's troubles Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 10:04 AM ET
    Entrepreneur Mark Cuban and former chairman of the SEC, Christopher Cox.

    Mark Cuban, once the target of a big U.S. insider trading probe, met publicly with Christopher Cox, the former SEC chairman, for the first time.

  • CNBC's Brain Sullivan reports two insider trading convictions have been overturned by an appeals court in New York. Jim Cramer and David Faber provide insight.

  • Martoma denied bail  Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 2:44 PM ET

    Former SAC portfolio manager Mathew Martoma has been denied bail, and will serve 9 years in prison, reports CNBC's Brian Sullivan.

  • Pharma fight: What's Allergan worth?  Monday, 27 Oct 2014 | 9:08 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber reports Valeant Pharmaceuticals is willing to increase its bid for Allergan to at least $200 a share. Jim Cramer provides insight to litigation against investor Bill Ackman over insider trading

  • Martoma's wife speaks out  Monday, 6 Oct 2014 | 1:48 PM ET

    Patrick Radden Keefe, The New Yorker staff writer, provides insight to his interview with Rosemary Martoma, the wife of Mathew Martoma about her husband's 9 year prison sentence for insider trading while at Steve Cohen's former hedge fund SAC Capital.

  • Insider trading charges tied to Herbalife short Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 2:53 PM ET
    The headquarters building of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in Washington.

    The SEC accuses two men of insider trading ahead of Bill Ackman's announcement that his Pershing Square fund had taken a short position on Herbalife.

  • CNBC's Scott Wapner reports the SEC has charged two men with insider trading in Herbalife shares. One of the charged men was the roommate of a former Pershing Square analyst.

  • Barefoot perp pleads guilty in insider trading case Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 1:54 PM ET

    A month after bolting from court barefoot, New York investor relations executive Michael Lucarelli pleads guilty on his 52nd birthday.