The contemporary state of what passes for insider trading "law" is enough to perplex even lawyers and law professors.
Even though it's illegal, the ability to spread knowledge that ought to affect stock prices is likely better for overall market efficiency.
The vagaries of insider trading laws, as explained by a feel-good story of a secretary who amassed a fortune by copying her bosses.
The alleged misconduct could cast further doubt on U.S. attorney Preet Bharara's campaign against "insider trading."
Allegations of possible insider trading
Part of a plea deal
Former Goldman Sachs Director Wants Retrial on Insider Trading, Argues Wiretapping Shouldn't Have Been Allowed
Second circuit court hearing arguments today
Accused with profiting off information about the takeover of a medical device company