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Topic: Unsound Practices of Trading "Exploitation of Insider Information"
21 October 2014
Khaled Al-Kharafi Hall (Kuwait Stock Exchange)

The second awareness workshop for the last quarter of 2014 was titled (Unsound Practices of Trading "Exploitation of Insider Information"). This issue is considered one of the most important issues relevant to the mechanism of handling insider information and its controls. Aspects discussed were as follows: 

- Definition of insider information 
- Specifications of insider information 
- Definition of the insider 
- Exploitation of insider information 
- Examples of insider information exploitation 
- Criminalization of insider information exploitation 

The workshop was attended by the persons concerned with the securities activities in general. It was also attended by the Director of Awareness Office, the Acting Manager of Market Operations Supervision Section, and a representative of the Legal Affairs Sector.