Monday, November 23, 2009

SEC's Khuzami Shifts Focus to Options and Futures Cheats ...

The Securities and Exchange Commission will broaden the focus of its insider trading cases beyond the traditional equities sector into other instruments, such as derivatives, the agency's enforcement director said Monday, Bloomberg News reported on its Web site. Robert Khuzami, speaking at a New York legal conference, cautioned that the "days of insider-trading scrutiny being focused almost solely on the equity markets are now gone." He declined to say whether the SEC has any current insider trading investigations involving derivatives. Khuzami joined the agency in March.

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