SEC

Applying Judge-Made Law to Insider Trading

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

Regulating Cryptocurrency

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

Supreme Court

A Missed Opportunity in Securities Fraud Enforcement

The Supreme Court failed to clarify a key aspect of fraud claims in Lorenzo v. SEC.

Building Capacity for Economic Analysis at Independent Agencies

Independent agencies should take steps to conduct more thorough economic analysis when writing regulations.

Whistleblowing Is a Key Regulatory Tool

Whistleblowing incentives are crucial to agency enforcement.

The Brave New World of Bitcoin

South Korea takes steps to regulate cryptocurrency amid speculation concerns.

Combating Pump and Dump in Crowdfunding Markets

New article shows how small businesses and startups may trade shares fairly and efficiently.

Bank Regulators Aim to Alter Securities Trade Rules

The period within which securities transactions must settle is likely to shrink to match SEC rule change.

Systematic Study Shows Improvement in SEC Economic Analysis

Agency sees increased effectiveness after incorporating feedback from courts and academics.

The Public Interest in Public Securities Settlements

Legal scholar argues SEC settlements after Dodd-Frank create potential costs for defendants and the public.

Prosecuting Corporate Criminals

Prosecutions of individual corporate criminals can, in fact, be successful—and are critical for attaining justice.

SEC Moves to Expand Executive Compensation Disclosure

Proposed rule would require companies to make clearer disclosure of pay and performance information.