BLT: February 2013



Business & Corporate

Rule 10b5-1 Trading Plans in the Current Environment: The Importance of Doing it Right

Although Rule 10b5-1 trading plans may be in the enforcement spotlight, when properly designed and administered, they remain a generally safe and effective way for insiders to purchase and sell securities without concern for insider trading liability. Set forth below is a brief background of Rule 10b5-1, followed by suggestions on the implementation and administration of trading plans in the current environment.