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Tuesday, June 19, 2007

Big Deals Provides Lots of Opportunities for Insider Trading

Are there widespread systematic abuses of trading on inside information involving private equity deals?  The Wall St. Journal profiles KKR's $25.6 billion buyout of First Data Corp. as it explores this question.  Senate Arlen Specter and Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke call for crack-downs on misuse of inside information.  See WSJ, Secrets to Keep:Insider Trading Hits Golden Age.

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