securities regulation

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.

The Role for Distributed Ledgers in Voluntary Carbon Markets

The Role for Distributed Ledgers in Voluntary Carbon Markets

Distributed ledger technology can facilitate more efficient and reliable carbon credit markets.

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.

DeFi Is the Next Frontier for Fintech Regulation

DeFi Is the Next Frontier for Fintech Regulation

Regulators need a new approach to regulate Decentralized Finance.

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.

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.

Inside Insider Trading

Inside Insider Trading

Scholars propose regulatory and legislative changes to increase oversight of insider trading.