Government Seeks To Have New Insider-Trading Law Enacted, Defendant Argues

(September 16, 2016, 11:20 AM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. government seeks to have the U.S. Supreme Court create a new insider-trading tipping law for crimes allegedly committed before an inside trader’s involvement in an insider-trading scheme, and the Supreme Court should overturn the trader’s conviction, the trader argues in an Aug. 21 reply brief (Bassam Yacoub Salman v. United States of America, No. 15-628, U.S. Sup.).

(Reply brief available. Document #57-160919-505B.)

A federal grand jury indicted Bassam Yacoub Salman on four counts of securities fraud and one count of conspiring...
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