CTE Task: Insider Trading


In this task, students will identify and summarize examples of illegal insider trading and analyze a company’s insider trader compliance policy. 


  • Career Cluster: Finance   
  • Program of Study: Accounting  
  • Course name(s): Financial Planning 
  • Main topic: Insider Trading  


Financial Planning, Standard 15: Describe the practice of insider trading and research recent cases in which violators have been identified and prosecuted. In a persuasive presentation or project, explain the benefits of compliance with government taxation authorities, and compare with the consequences associated with illegal buying and selling of investments, tax evasion, and other unethical behaviors.