How Will Insider Trading Regulations Affect Buyout Firms?

Recent enforcement activities by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) reflect a renewed, more systematic and aggressive approach by federal authorities to investigating and prosecuting alleged insider trading, in particular by persons associated with private investment funds.

Law firm Kirkland & Ellis explores how these will affect buyout firms in its latest report, available for downloading below.

Increase in Insider Trading Enforcement Affecting Private Funds