Explore BrainMass
Share

Explore BrainMass

    Insider Trading Read Securities and Exchange Commission

    This content was COPIED from BrainMass.com - View the original, and get the already-completed solution here!

    1) Use reading question 1
    Read United States v. Bhagat page 365..
    Respond to the three Case Questions page 365.
    Brief the facts of the case and assume your boss is seeking your opinions as noted in the Critical Legal Thinking, Ethics, and Contemporary Business questions. Argue both sides of all issues..
    2) Use reading question 2
    Read Securities and Exchange Commission v. Texas Gulf Sulphur Company - page 369-370..
    Brief the facts of the case and assume your boss is seeking your opinions on Coates's purchase of the stock was made after the required public announcement.. Provide convincing arguments for both sides of your recommendations..
    3) Use reading question 3
    Read Sections 26.1 Act of State Doctrine (p. 549); 16.8 Shareholder Resolution (p. 350-351); North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) (p. 538-539); and World Trade Organization (WTO) (p. 542).
    Check the decisions of the highest appellate courts, if a case is cited, for each fact pattern. For NAFTA and WTO reading, no cases are required..
    Brief the facts of the case and assume your boss is seeking your opinions on whether each of the four subjects affect business in the United States and if so, provide the worst and best case scenarios..
    4) Use Reading question 4
    Read Section 17.9 Ethics page 372-373.. Brief the facts of the case and assume your boss is seeking your opinions on the 3 questions found at the end of Section 17.9. Argue both sides of all issues..

    © BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 10, 2019, 8:06 am ad1c9bdddf
    https://brainmass.com/business/business-law/insider-trading-read-securities-exchange-commission-608185

    Attachments

    Solution Preview

    1) Use reading question 1
    Read United States v. Bhagat page 365..
    Respond to the three Case Questions page 365.
    Brief the facts of the case and assume your boss is seeking your opinions as noted in the Critical Legal Thinking, Ethics, and Contemporary Business questions. Argue both sides of all issues..

    Tipping represents the illegal act of providing material non-public information in regard to any publicly-traded company to any person that lacks the authority to access this information. Insider trading represents the illegal buying or selling of a security by a person with insider information and inside access to material, nonpublic information about the security.

    In this particular case, it is obvious that Bhagat engaged in insider trading, which is why he was convicted as he blatantly used his insider knowledge to enrich himself by purchasing stock based off of non-public information that he was privy to.

    The realistic percentage of how much insider trading is caught by the government is a very tiny fraction of insider trading is caught by the government. A miniscule amount of insider trading is caught, but the deterrent effect that exists in regard to major cases that are exposed by the government is effective in deterring others who may ...

    Solution Summary

    Insider trading for read securities and exchange commission is examined.

    $2.19