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Congress Still Trading On Non-Public Information?

Even a looming scandal wouldn’t deter some of Congress’ most eager stock traders.” This article from Politico details the outrageous trading patterns of some members of Congress, who despite the STOCK Act, continue to trade in the securities of companies who are the influenced by their investigations and legislation. The Stop Trading On Congressional Knowledge Act became law in 2012 and was designed to prohibit members of Congress and employees of Congress from using nonpublic information derived …

Source: The Securities Law Blog: Congress Still Trading On Non-Public Information?

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Mark Astarita is a nationally recognized securities attorney, who represents investors, financial professionals and firms in securities litigation, arbitration and regulatory matters, including SEC and FINRA investigations and enforcement proceedings.

He is a partner in the national securities law firm Sallah Astarita & Cox, LLC, and the founder of The Securities Law Home Page -, which was one of the first legal topic sites on the Internet. It went online in 1995 and is updated daily with news, commentary and securities law related links.

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