A company's top management, its board of directors, and holders of large blocks of stock are considered insiders by the SEC and are thus subject to special regulations.
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In general, employees of a company that have knowledge that is not known to the public are considered insiders. Management, directors, and significant stockholders fall in this category, as well as others with knowledge of the operations of a company. The SEC restricts the time periods and manner in which insiders can trade stocks.