Category: Insider Trading

Insider trading is a serious offense that undermines the fairness and integrity of financial markets. Federal and state laws regulate insider trading activities to protect investors and maintain market confidence. In North Carolina, individuals must be aware of the legal framework surrounding insider trading to ensure compliance and avoid severe penalties.

Understanding Insider Trading Laws in North Carolina

Insider trading occurs when individuals trade stocks or securities based on material non-public information. Like most states, North Carolina has laws that mirror federal regulations on insider trading. Here are essential aspects of insider trading [...]

The future is questionable for Senator Richard Burr from North Carolina. Senator Burr is being investigated by the FBI and Department of Justice for possible insider trading stemming from his stock sales at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States.

According to CBS 17, Senator Burr may have exploited information he was privy to as the chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee in the selling of $1.7 million in stocks in the days preceding the downward spiral of the stock market due to concerns about COVID-19. 

Of course, Senator [...]