Securities and Exchange Commission

Wall Street’s Favorite Four-Letter Word

Wall Street’s Favorite Four-Letter Word

The stock market is excited about SPACs, but regulators worry they could harm retail investors.

A New New York Stock Exchange?

A New New York Stock Exchange?

The SEC paves the way for companies to raise capital directly from investors in initial offerings.

The Accredited Investor Exemption Must Go

The Accredited Investor Exemption Must Go

Scholar argues that the SEC should protect investors by requiring greater disclosures for private offerings.

Innovation and Securities Regulation

Innovation and Securities Regulation

The SEC should do more to support the use of innovative technologies by investors in capital markets.

Does Regulation Chill Cryptocurrency Trading?

Does Regulation Chill Cryptocurrency Trading?

Regulations have not decreased cryptocurrency trading within some U.S. and foreign markets.

A Missed Opportunity in Securities Fraud Enforcement

A Missed Opportunity in Securities Fraud Enforcement

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

Are Mutual Funds Bad for U.S. Consumers?

Are Mutual Funds Bad for U.S. Consumers?

Regulators consider whether mutual funds’ common ownership of competing companies is bad for consumers.

Regulating Initial Coin Offerings

Regulating Initial Coin Offerings

Scholar suggests alternatives to regulating cryptocurrency offerings as conventional securities.

Reining in Technocracy to Increase Democratic Legitimacy

Reining in Technocracy to Increase Democratic Legitimacy

Reducing the power of technocrats will strengthen democratic legitimacy and political stability.

Lucia Turns Out to Be Much Ado About Nothing

Lucia Turns Out to Be Much Ado About Nothing

The Court’s decision about administrative judges skirts major separation of powers questions.

Innovation as a Challenge to Regulation

Innovation as a Challenge to Regulation

Regulation can accommodate innovation while promoting broader social goals.

Combating Pump and Dump in Crowdfunding Markets

Combating Pump and Dump in Crowdfunding Markets

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