High Court of Australia

Mansfield v The Queen [2012] HCA 49

Kizon v The Queen

247 CLR 86; 87 ALJR 20; 293 ALR 1

14 Nov 2012

Case Number: P60/2011 P61/2011


Hayne, Heydon, Crennan, Kiefel, Bell JJ


Corporations law – Insider trading – Appellants allegedly possessed inside information concerning listed public company – Appellants allegedly bought or procured purchase of shares in that company – Information was false – Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) prohibits certain conduct by person who possesses inside information about company – Whether person in possession of false information can contravene insider trading prohibitions.

Words and phrases – "information".

Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) – Pt 7. 10.

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