US Equity Market Structure Report 2016

A plan for regulatory reform

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Committee Releases Letter on Shortening the Trade Settlement Period

Shortening the Settlement Cycle (RIN 3235-AL86)

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The Administrative Procedure Act and Federal Reserve Stress Tests

Enhancing Transparency

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