Tag: SEC

SEC new Short Sell Rule – the perfect compromise?

The SEC has been under tremendous pressure to ‘do something’ after all market turbulence and scandals. The old short sell rule, the so-called “uptick rule”, was introduced in 1938 and rescinded in 2007 by decree of the SEC. During the

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US Treasury announces plans for OTC Derivatives Market regulation

In the paper I recently published on the OTC Derivatives Market I said that the US Treasury Secretary Geithner had a strong desire to regulate the entire OTC market. On 14 May the US Treasury published its proposals. These are

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