Have Crackdowns On Insider Trading Gone Too Far?

Americans like a white-collar perp walk. U.S. lawmakers like them even more, which is why the country has embraced a rough justice that rewards high-profile takedowns and lucrative shakedowns whose punishments are increasingly being criticized as excessive and heavy-handed. Perhaps, nowhere has that been more prevalent in the past four years than with the U.S. government’s…

Have crackdowns on insider trading gone too far?