Year: 2016

Open market manipulation cases present difficult issues regarding what constitutes market manipulation. Regulators, such as the SEC, CFTC and FERC, tend to focus on the element of intent. Defendants frequently argue that the transactions claimed to be manipulative are lawful …

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The Newman personal benefit test in insider trading tipping cases is front and center this week as the Supreme Court agreed to consider the issue. The Court passed on the opportunity to consider the question when first presented in Newman …

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