Insider Trading - Corporate Information Leaks and Hedge Funds
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Insider Trading - Corporate Information Leaks and Hedge Funds

Total Credits: 2 including 2 Behavioral Ethics - Non-technical

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ACPEN Industry Institute |  Ethics |  Industry
Faculty :
Gary Zeune  |  Walt Pavlo  |  Roomy Khan
Course Levels:
2 Hours
Access for 30 day(s) after program date.


Operation Perfect Hedge was the largest prosecution of those involved in insider trading on publicly traded companies.  In this course we breakdown the story of one hedge fund analyst and her role in developing corporate informants who provided her confidential information on companies.


Please Note:  This course is not approved for Texas, Florida, Virginia, Washington Ethics or any other state with a state specific ethics requirement.  Contact if you have specific questions on your state.  

Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives

* Ways to protect confidential information

* Motivations of hedge fund analysts who are looking for inside information

* How inside information is used to profit

* Consequences for companies and individuals involved in insider trading

Major Subjects

* Protecting Confidential Information Inside Publicly Traded Companies

* Hedge Fund Trading

* Financial Analysis

* Investor Relations

* Compliance

Course Materials


Gary Zeune Related seminars and products: 16

The Pros and the Cons

Gary Zeune has instructed Strategy Formulation and Implementation in the Executive MBA Program and Accounting and Honors Finance at The Ohio State University. He is also a member of the Education Executive Council and is past chairman of the Education Marketing and Public Relations Committees of The Ohio Society of CPAs. His other memberships include: the American Institute of CPAs, and the Regulation of Public Offerings Committee of the Ohio Division of Securities.

Prior to forming his consulting practice in 1986, Mr. Zeune was an Assistant Vice President of Corporate Finance at The Ohio Company, a Columbus, Ohio investment banking firm. He also spent more than five years in Treasury and Finance at Wendy's International, where he was responsible for mergers and acquisitions, financial and SEC reporting, and corporate finance. He was on the audit staff of Ernst & Ernst from 1973 to 1977; and taught accounting at Ohio University from 1970 to 1973, where he received his bachelors in mathematics and masters in accounting, with honors.

Walt Pavlo Related seminars and products: 10

Walt Pavlo is the president of Prisonology, an educational software supporting law firms and their clients on information about the federal prison system.  He is a contributor to where he writes on white-collar crime and is the co-author of Stolen Without A Gun, which he co-wrote with Neil Weinberg (Reporter at Bloomberg). Mr. Pavlo is a nationally recognized speaker who has been a part of training programs at the Federal Bureau of Investigation, major corporations, professional societies and top ranked MBA programs across the country.

Mr. Pavlo earned his B.S. in Industrial Engineering from West Virginia University and his MBA in Finance from Mercer University.  He is also a Journalist Law School Fellow at Loyola Law School (2014).


Roomy Khan Related seminars and products: 1

Roomy Khan has over 20 years of combined professional experience in technology industry and Wall Street.  She was intimately involved in the Galleon insider trading case, the largest case successfully prosecuted by the U.S. government.  The investigation would ultimately result in over 90 convictions of those working in hedge funds, corporations and individual investors.  She cooperated with the federal government for over 6 years during which time she recorded numerous conversations with individuals and helped explain many of the technical aspects of financial markets.  She would eventually be sentenced to 1 year in prison for her own actions.    

Khan has a Masters in Physics from Kent State University, Masters in Electrical Engineering from Columbia University and an M.B.A. from The Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley.


Tue, Jun 19, 2018 - 02:00p to 04:00p EDT
Tue, Jul 17, 2018 - 03:00p to 05:00p EDT
Tue, Aug 14, 2018 - 08:00a to 10:00a EDT
Tue, Sep 11, 2018 - 09:00a to 11:00a EDT
Tue, Oct 09, 2018 - 10:00a to 12:00p EDT
Tue, Nov 06, 2018 - 11:00a to 01:00p EST
Tue, Dec 04, 2018 - 12:00p to 02:00p EST

Additional Info

Basic Course Information

Prerequisites None
Advanced Preparation None
Designed For

* Financial Analysts

* CPAs

* Lawyers

* Forensic Accountants

* Paralegals

Original Recording Date 04/05/2016
Yellow Book No
Course Developer The Pros and the Cons
Date Added to Catalog 03/28/2016

Additional Information

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Official Registry Statement

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Instructional Delivery Method Group Internet Based
Course Registration Requirements Online Registration
Course Registration Requirements

Online Registration

Refund/Cancellation Policy

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Refund/Cancellation Policy Please contact the ACPEN help desk 1-877-602-9877 or if you wish to cancel your attendance for a previously purchased webcast and are requesting a refund or transfer.



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