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GUN JUMPING Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

(1) The public solicitation of orders for a PRIMARY OFFERING before REGISTRATION is complete. (2) TRADING of securities on the basis of nonpublic information (as a form of INSIDER TRADING). Gun jumping in either form is illegal in most national jurisdictions.


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