Media coverage on the latest revelations concerning insider trading raises an interesting question. If you didn't mean to break the law, and if you didn't make a profit from the indiscretion, did you actually violate the trust of your stakeholders?This is the challenge facing the interpretation of the actions of former Advanced Micro Devices (AMD - Get Report) Chairman and Chief Executive Hector Ruiz. According to The Wall Street Journal, Ruiz shared confidential information about the chipmaker to one of the defendants in the ongoing criminal case involving AMD and hedge fund Galleon Group.
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