SEC

SEC Proposes Private Fund Reform to Protect Investors

SEC Proposes Private Fund Reform to Protect Investors

A U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission proposal to enhance the regulation of private fund advisers receives critical comments.

Compelled Climate Speech

Compelled Climate Speech

The SEC’s proposed rule on climate disclosures could run afoul of the First Amendment.

Is the SEC Moving Beyond Disclosure?

Is the SEC Moving Beyond Disclosure?

Former regulator argues that proposed SEC rules open up new regulation of securities markets.

Why the SEC is Wrong About Implied Preclusion

Why the SEC is Wrong About Implied Preclusion

Federal securities regulators should not use implied preclusion to shield themselves from constitutional challenge.

Turning a Corner on a Rocky History with ESG

Turning a Corner on a Rocky History with ESG

Scholars argue that the SEC has historically resisted creating ESG disclosures but has recently changed course.

Assessing the Frequency of Quarterly Earnings Reports

Assessing the Frequency of Quarterly Earnings Reports

Two camps emerge in a heated regulatory debate over the frequency of earnings reports.

Understanding the Business of Corporate Board Diversity

Understanding the Business of Corporate Board Diversity

Experts discuss the benefits of diversifying corporate boards of directors.

The Threat of Insider Giving

The Threat of Insider Giving

Scholars advocate greater regulation of manipulative stock donations.

Consumers Win Assurance of Important Protection From Securities Fraud

Consumers Win Assurance of Important Protection From Securities Fraud

The Supreme Court reaffirms lower courts’ ability to claw-back profits from violators of securities laws.

Is Corporate Criminal Punishment Just Another Cost of Doing Business?

Is Corporate Criminal Punishment Just Another Cost of Doing Business?

Entity-level fines may not adequately deter corporate crime compared to other enforcement mechanisms.

Applying Judge-Made Law to Insider Trading

Applying Judge-Made Law to Insider Trading

Scholar argues that judges, rather than the legislature, should continue to regulate insider trading.

Regulating Cryptocurrency

Regulating Cryptocurrency

Scholar argues regulation is needed to address unbridled intermediary activity in cryptocurrency.