Topic: trading

Focus on: High Frequency Trading and the Troubled Markets

Bloomberg Law’s Lee Pacchia talks with Ralph Ferrara, partner at Proskauer Rose and General Counsel of the Securities and Exchange Commission from 1978 to 1981, about high frequency trading, the problems it caused, and what solutions are needed. Some highlights: “What we’ve pulled out of the process is human judgment making; that’s got to be… Read more »

Dodd-Frank Update: CFTC Delays Swap Dealer Registration Rule

“[S]wap dealers would be granted a short-term delay on a new rule that mandates the counting of swaps as a component of registration… The new rules have been the subject of controversy and presidential debate politics over the last few weeks. Republicans have accused the CFTC of ideological maneuvering and wastefulness as they pursue controversial… Read more »