Recent Development in Insider Trading Through Swiss Bank Accounts: An End to the “Double Standard”

Levin, Jonathan | January 1, 1983

In recent years, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has increased its efforts to combat insider trading in publicly-traded securities in order to ensure fairness, honesty, and confidence in the United States securities markets. Nevertheless, insiders continue to employ Swiss banks as a conduit for their trading activie with little fear of detection.