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insider trading in Stocks & shares topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishinsider tradinginˌsider ˈtrading (also insider dealing) noun [uncountable]  BFSthe crime of using secret information that you have about a company, or knowledge of a situation, to buy or sell shares at a profit
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insider tradingPolicies directed to widespread public shareholding in companies are therefore likely to be subverted by condoning insider trading.Despite the recent advent of statute law in this area, there remains no statutory definition of what constitutes insider trading.However, it was not long before the courts began to use the provision in an attempt to curb insider trading.The measures included increased fines for insider trading.The accused face up to two years in prison and fines of up to five million francs for insider trading if convicted.Milken faced ninety-eight counts of securities violations including insider trading.Second judge throws out allegations of insider trading.As the problem of insider trading increased it became increasingly evident that s.16 was insufficient.