Tag Archives: etfs

Using ETFs To Conceal Insider Trading 

By | February 24, 2023

Insiders are continually implementing new illegal trading strategies to avoid detection by regulators. Conventional illegal insider trading takes place in stocks. However, these strategies are evolving and also include trading using family member accounts or other securities such as options.   In 2021, in the first case of its kind, the SEC charged an employee of… Read More »

How Policymakers Can Defuse a Major ESG Threat to Shareholder Rights

By | June 7, 2021

Since 2004, when the term “ESG” was first used in a report published by the United Nations Global Compact, there has been an explosion of interest in the concept, including in corporate boardrooms. The Global Compact, in a follow-up report the next year, described the emergence of ESG corporate policies as a “powerful and historic convergence … between the objectives… Read More »