Insider trading

Insider trading in securities


Review of Australian equity market cleanliness

Market integrity is fundamental to well-developed financial markets. We consider it important to measure and monitor market cleanliness to provide an overview of market integrity in order to better inform our regulatory work. In this report, we have measured Australian equity market cleanliness using a...
Working paper

Sanctions imposed for insider trading in Australia, Canada (Ontario), HK, Singapore, NZ, the UK and the US: An empirical study

This working paper presents the results of a detailed comparative empirical study of sanctions imposed for insider trading in Australia, Canada (Ontario), Hong Kong, Singapore, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Insider trading is considered to be a serious form of misconduct...
Working paper

Insiders’ profits in the Australian Equities Market

In this paper we investigate if directors of Australian companies earn persistent profits on their reported trades, if these abnormal profits are significant enough to be mimicked by outsiders, and if these insider trades have an effect on returns of other investors. We find that...

Insider trading position and consultation paper

This paper sets out the government's position on many of the recommendations made by the Corporations and Markets Advisory Committee with regard to insider trading. It also seeks views and information on certain issues it considers deserving of additional consideration. Comments are particularly sought on...