Securities and Exchange Commission

Regulatory Lessons From the Meme Economy

Regulatory Lessons From the Meme Economy

Scholars review the rise and fall of GameStop stock and urge updates to securities laws.

When Securities Enforcement Hurts the Securities Market

When Securities Enforcement Hurts the Securities Market

Scholar argues that traditional enforcement against digital assets will only reduce information for investors.

Expanding Presidential Influence on Agency Adjudication

Expanding Presidential Influence on Agency Adjudication

The Supreme Court’s decision in U.S. v. Arthrex expands the avenues for politicizing agency adjudication.

DeFi, Disintermediation, and the Regulatory Path Ahead

DeFi, Disintermediation, and the Regulatory Path Ahead

As decentralized finance projects eliminate the need for financial intermediaries, regulators may need to fundamentally rethink their approach.

Disintermediation and Decentralization in Financial Markets

Disintermediation and Decentralization in Financial Markets

Fintech promises to decentralize and democratize financial markets, but consumer protection and regulation are still needed.

The Trading Game

The Trading Game

The gamification of financial trading apps should be cultivated, not criticized.

Did Reddit Break the U.S. Securities Markets?

Did Reddit Break the U.S. Securities Markets?

The GameStop frenzy raises questions about the adequacy of securities market plumbing.

More Data, More Problems

More Data, More Problems

The SEC should promote data standardization to protect investors from information overload.

Regulation in the Era of Fintech

Regulation in the Era of Fintech

As technology revolutionizes the financial sector, experts discuss how policymakers should respond.

The Absence of Black Financial Regulators

The Absence of Black Financial Regulators

Scholar argues that U.S. financial regulatory agencies must reflect the people they serve.

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.