Flash crash may push through US trade-at rule (The Trade)

More on the SEC-CFTC flash crash recommendations.  In short, they’ll force platforms that do not publicly display price quotes to execute orders better than the…

Flash Crash Panel: Market Remains 'Fragile' (TheStreet.com)

The CFTC and the SEC somehow found time in the midst of writing derivatives reform regulation to make recommendations on how to prevent another flash…

Talking to the Swap Execution Facilities

I’ve spent the better part of the last year studying what will become the swap execution facility (SEF) market, how it will be regulated, its…

SEC to propose rules for swap trading platforms (Reuters)

The SEC is set to release its SEF rules tomorrow, Feb 2, 2011, and only a small few details are floating around. Since they will…

Front Row Seat at the SEC, CFTC Hearing on SEFs

Also posted on TabbFORUM.com Wall Street (which includes yours truly) was in Washington on Wednesday (Aug 15) to discuss Swap Execution Facilities with the Securities…

Political Grandstanding: Wall Street Slams Goldman Sachs Hearings (ABC News)

I don’t have enough information to make an accurate call on the issues between the SEC and Goldman Sachs, but it appears from this ABC…

Your Guide to the Goldman Sachs Lawsuit (US News & World Report)

US News has done a good job of covering the Goldman Sachs/SEC lawsuit.  My comments stay away from passing any judgement in either direction: “In…