Insider Trading and Rule 10b5-1 Plans: What Public Companies Should Consider Now


Tuesday, March 26, 2013


John H. Sturc, Ronald O. Mueller , and Eric J. Broxmeyer, all Gibson Dunn LLP, Washington D.C.




noon-1 pm

CLE Credits:

1 hr


The SEC's Rule 10b5-1 sought to permit corporate executives who derive much of their income from grants of stock and options to liquidate some of their shares and diversify their holdings without fear of potential liability. At the same time, however, insiders who sell through plans risk disposing of their holdings at what, it turns out in hindsight to be, impropitious times. This engaging webcast presentation will delve into the following:  what Rule 10b5-1 Permits; possession v. use debate; requirements of a trading plan; SEC interpretations; and benefits of having a trading plan.