Rule 10b5-1

Rule 10b5-1

An SEC rule that allows an employee of a publicly-traded company to create a plan of when and how to sell shares in that company. The employee writes and files this plan while he/she has no nonpublic knowledge about the company. Following this plan and selling shares according to it allows the employee to sell shares without fear of being accused of insider trading, regardless of what nonpublic knowledge he/she may later come to possess.

Rule 10b5-1

An SEC rule that permits an employee to adopt a written plan to sell shares when the employee is not in possession of material nonpublic information. Shares can then be sold according to the plan on a regular basis, regardless of subsequent nonpublic information received by the employee. Also called selling plan.
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Postal Realty Trust announced the company's founder, CEO and director, Andrew Spodek, entered into a trading plan pursuant to Rule 10b5-1 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.
CVB Financial Corp (NasdaqGS:CVBF) stated on Tuesday that under its common stock repurchase programme, its board of directors has approved an amendment to the company's 2018 Rule 10b5-1 repurchase plan agreement, originally effective as on 1 November 2018 (the 2018 10b5-1 Plan).
624, the Promoting Transparent Standards for Corporate Insiders Act, bipartisan legislation which requires the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to consider certain types of amendments to Rule 10b5-1 that would ensure corporate insiders are unable to indirectly engage in illegal insider trading through changes to their trading plans.
The repurchase may occur as and when deemed appropriate by management and under any plan that may be deployed in accordance with rule 10b5-1 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
The stock trading plan is part of a long-term strategy for asset diversification and liquidity and was adopted in accordance with guidelines specified under Rule 10b5-1 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and AeroVironment's policies with respect to employee stock transactions.
International Resource News-December 18, 2015--American DG Energy announces material completion of SEC Rule 10b5-1 share purchase plan
M2 PHARMA-June 10, 2015-Medifast's President and COO adopts Rule 10b5-1 stock trading plan
Purchases completed under the stock trading plan will be in accordance with guidelines specified under Rule 10b5-1 and Rule 10b-18 of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934.
Rule 10b5-1 allows individuals and firms who are not then in possession of material non-public information to establish pre-arranged plans to buy or sell stock, and are typically entered into by officers and directors of public companies.
The plan, adopted under Rule 10b5-1 of the 1934 Securities and Exchange Act, calls for a monthly sales spread of three days each month.
SAFEWAY EXECS SET 10b5-1 STOCK PLAN: Two senior executives of Safeway Inc.--chairman, president and chief executive officer Steven Burd and senior vice president and chief information officer David Ching--have established stock trading plans under Rule 10b5-1 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.