US Equity Market Structure Report 2016

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Committee Releases Letter on Shortening the Trade Settlement Period

Shortening the Settlement Cycle (RIN 3235-AL86)

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  • Committee Releases Letter on Shortening the Trade Settlement Period

      Shortening the Settlement Cycle (RIN 3235-AL86) Dear Chair White: The Committee on Capital Markets Regulation (the “Committee”) encourages the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) to promptly issue a proposed rule that would amend Exchange Act Rule 15c6-1 by shortening the trade settlement cycle for equities, corporate and municipal bonds, unit investment trusts, and […]

  • Hal Scott testifies before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs

    Written testimony of Hal S. Scott, Nomura Professor and Director of the Program on International Financial Systems, Harvard Law School; Director of the Committee on Capital Markets Regulation, before the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, United States Senate, Tuesday, June 7, 2016. “My testimony will focus on two key aspects of capital and liquidity regulation. The first […]

  • Q2 2016 Competitiveness Report

    U.S. capital market competitiveness remained weak through the second quarter of 2016. “The global competitiveness of U.S. capital markets has continued to decline in the first half of 2016,” said Harvard Law Professor Hal S. Scott, Director of the Committee on Capital Markets Regulation. “Objective measures continue to indicate that our public capital markets are […]

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