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The Effectiveness of Insider Trading Regulation in Italy. Evidence from Stock-Price Run-Ups Around Announcements of Corporate Control Transactions

  • Nadia Linciano
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    Article provided by Springer in its journal European Journal of Law and Economics.

    Volume (Year): 16 (2003)
    Issue (Month): 2 (September)
    Pages: 199-218

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:ejlwec:v:16:y:2003:i:2:p:199-218
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