Insider trading in Australia [Infographic]

While I concentrate on property as an investment vehicle, I know many of my readers also invest in shares, or have shares in their super.

So I thought I’d share this interesting infographic highlighting all you need to know about insider trading in Australia by Charis Palmer and Emil Jeyaratnam, of The Conversation.

They expain the typical insider trader is male, aged between 30 and 49, and holds a company director position, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Melbourne.

The study analysed all insider trading enforcement cases since legislation to prohibit insider trading was introduced in 1971.

Insider trading in Australia  [Infographic]

The authors of the study are Victor Lei and Ian Ramsay and the title of the study is “Insider Trading Enforcement in Australia” (2014) 8 Law and Financial Markets Review 214-226.

This article was originally published on The ConversationRead the original article.


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