Government Information

Earl Gregg Swem Library

Political Intelligence: Financial Market Value of Government Information Hinges on Materiality and Timing

Categories: Financial Crisis/Markets,Govt Information,Laws/Regulations,Lobbying

http://www.gao.gov/assets/660/653532.pdf

The Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge Act of 2012 defines political intelligence.  This report reviews the legal and ethical issues that might apply to the sale of political intelligence, the effect such sales might have on financial markets, and the potential effects of imposing disclosure requirements on such activities.  From the Government Accountability Office