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“Shadow Trading” is Insider Trading: Jury Establishes Liability in Historic Shadow Trading Case

JD Supra: Mergers

On April 5, 2024, a jury found Matthew Panuwat civilly liable for insider trading in violation of federal securities laws in a first-of-its-kind “shadow trading” case (also referred to as “sympathy trading”), which was commenced by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on August 17, 2021.

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eBay enters trading card commercial agreement with Collectors, acquires Goldin

TechCrunch: M&A

As eBay continues to invest in the trading card space, the e-commerce company announced Wednesday three significant commercial transactions with Collectors, the parent company of PSA (Professional Sports Authenticator), the third-party authentication and grading provider in the collectibles industry. All rights reserved.

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SEC Prevails in Novel "Shadow Trading" Insider Trading Trial

JD Supra: Mergers

The Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") won at trial in its first "shadow trading" case, holding a corporate official liable for insider trading for using nonpublic information about his company's acquisition to trade in securities of a third-party company that was not involved in the acquisition. By: Jones Day

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New Insider Trading Precedent: Time To Update Insider Trading Policy

JD Supra: Mergers

Panuwat”), in which the SEC alleged shadow insider trading, in violation of the federal securities laws. Pfizer”) to trade ahead of the news for his own enrichment. Matthew Panuwat (“SEC v. The SEC’s complaint alleged that Panuwat used highly confidential information of his employer, Medivation, Inc.’s

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SEC Wins Trial Involving First-Ever Shadow Trading Case

JD Supra: Mergers

On April 5, 2024, a federal jury in the Northern District of California found defendant Matthew Panuwat liable for insider trading in the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (“SEC”) first-ever case involving the so-called “shadow trading” theory of insider trading. By: Paul Hastings LLP

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Proskauer Hedge Fund Trading Guide 2024 – Chapter 2: Insider Trading: Focus on Subtle and Complex Issues

JD Supra: Mergers

Proskauer’s Hedge Fund Trading Guide offers a concise, easy-to-read overview of the trading issues and questions we commonly encounter when advising hedge funds and their managers.

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Takeaways for In-House Counsel from the SEC’s “Shadow Insider Trading” Trial

JD Supra: Mergers

On April 5, 2024, a jury in California federal court found a former corporate executive liable for insider trading in SEC v. Panuwat, a novel enforcement action involving a theory known as “shadow trading.” In Panuwat, the U.S.

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