The good news is the feds realize that they have to be alive to the risks and be aware of repeating the Japanese experience.
The feds will tell you that cracking down on insider trades protects the rights of all investors.
It was a major embarrassment to the feds that they lost that case.
past participle adjective from feed (v.). Fed up "surfeited, disgusted, bored," is British slang first recorded 1900, extended to U.S. by World War I; probably from earlier phrases like fed up to the back teeth.
1788, short for Federalist; as colloquial for "official of the federal government," from 1916, especially, after 1930s, of FBI agents.
Any federal government worker or agent, esp in law enforcement or taxation: right up to the day the Feds dragged him into court (1912+)