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Super-Disgorgement Ruling By An Appeals Court

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February 19, 2014

In insider trading cases, the SEC can hold defendants responsible not only for their personal profits, but for money those illegal trades generate for their employers, said a  Second Circuit Court of Appeals panel in a 2-1 decision. The ruling could impact several ongoing civil cases in New York, and serve as a new deterrent to insider trading cases. The dissenting judge maintained that disgorgement, when used by the SEC in these cases, is meant to be remedial rather than punitive.

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