Lam Chun-Yin and Yeung Chok-Cheong received the sanctions for activities they conducted while working at United Simsen Securities in Hong Kong.
The detainment of the boss of Shanghai’s Zexi Investment – the first such case for a private securities manager – may herald more regulatory focus on this part of the industry.
China Asset Management is among five fund firms banned from launching products for up to six months as the securities regulator adopts a zero-tolerance approach to illegal activity.
The country's securities regulator brought the charges against Tiong Kiong Choon in relation to his sale of APL Industries shares while in possession of non-public information.
Trading stocks cross-border between Hong Kong and Shanghai is about to get easier, but that could mean insider dealing will as well.
Koh Huat-Heng paid the Singapore regulator a $40,000 penalty after admitting to insider trading while working as a relationship manager at Maybank.
The Monetary Authority of Singapore won the default judgment against Norman Phua Chun-Han in a case that stems from events that started in November 2008.
The rise in corporate announcements follows the introduction of a statutory regime for inside information in Hong Kong this year, amid greater scrutiny globally of potential insider trading.
Hong Kong's Securities and Futures Commission exhibits a continued hard line on market abuse with the conviction of Simon Chui.
Asset managers are braced for a rise in the number of regulatory inspections and tighter rules around fund sales and insider trading in Japan.
The 10-year ban by the Securities and Futures Commission follows similar actions last year against a duo involved in the same insider-trading activity.
Lawyers give their reaction to the insider trading verdict and consider how it will impact Asia.