Securities and Exchange Commission

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.

Bank Regulators Aim to Alter Securities Trade Rules

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.

Constraining the SEC’s Enforcement Options

Constraining the SEC’s Enforcement Options

Supreme Court limits agency’s ability to demand repayment of illegal gains.

Systematic Study Shows Improvement in SEC Economic Analysis

Systematic Study Shows Improvement in SEC Economic Analysis

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