The background for the assessment is Økokrim’s fine to some member companies regarding an alleged violation of the Securities Trading Act.
The purpose is to provide the oil companies with guidance as regards the most expedient manner in which to comply with the Securities Trading Act’s rules for handling inside information.
The assessment should include proposed guidance for how the oil companies should handle sensitive information, for example in connection with exploration wells.
The guideline has to additional appendices
1. Appendix 1 - Legal report, inside information
2. Appendix 2 - Sample reports (at the end of the guideline 139)