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The Determinants of Regulatory Compliance: An Analysis of Insider Trading Disclosures in Italy


  • Emanuele Bajo


  • Marco Bigelli


  • David Hillier


  • Barbara Petracci



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  • Emanuele Bajo & Marco Bigelli & David Hillier & Barbara Petracci, 2009. "The Determinants of Regulatory Compliance: An Analysis of Insider Trading Disclosures in Italy," Journal of Business Ethics, Springer, vol. 90(3), pages 331-343, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:jbuset:v:90:y:2009:i:3:p:331-343
    DOI: 10.1007/s10551-009-0044-x

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    1. Pierpaolo Pattitoni & Barbara Petracci & Massimo Spisni, 2015. "“Hit and Run” and “Revolving Doors”: evidence from the Italian stock market," Journal of Management & Governance, Springer;Accademia Italiana di Economia Aziendale (AIDEA), vol. 19(2), pages 285-301, May.
    2. Qing He & Oliver M. Rui, 2016. "Ownership Structure and Insider Trading: Evidence from China," Journal of Business Ethics, Springer, vol. 134(4), pages 553-574, April.
    3. Esther B. Brio & Ilidio Lopes-e-Silva & Javier Perote, 2016. "Effects of opportunistic behaviors on security markets: an experimental approach to insider trading and earnings management," Economia Politica: Journal of Analytical and Institutional Economics, Springer;Fondazione Edison, vol. 33(3), pages 379-402, December.
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