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scienter noun


the mental state that proves the intent (=the wish) to deceive someone or something, especially when committing a fraud such as a fraudulent share deal; your own knowledge that something you have done is illegal; guilty knowledge
Courts sometimes insist on a higher level of scienter in criminal insider trading cases as compared with civil cases.

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