Trading on the Edge: Insider Trading Regulations in Singapore & in the US

In the fast-paced world of trading, everything revolves around gaining an edge. The challenge lies in striving to use information faster than others. If information fresh off the press is great, then a fortiori, information that has yet to hit the press is even better. This gives rise to the issue of insider trading, where parties attempt to take advantage of confidential information to gain an edge.