Commentary

David Weisberger

A Look at H.R. 1216 - The "Maker Taker Conflict of Interest REFORM Act"

While a pilot program focused on the most liquid stocks is not a bad idea, guest commentator David Weisberger said the notion of price controls as a singular solution, is.

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Front Row: Nick Karos, U.S. Bancorp Piper Jaffrey, Minneapolis; Lisa Utasi, Smith Barney Asset Mgmt.; Michael Bird, Merrill Lynch, both New York; Bill Yancey, Automated Trading Desk, Mt. Pleasant; James Duncan, Canaccord Capital , Toronto; John Giesea, STA President; Dean, Sharon Smith, Fordham University; both New York; Jan Pitman, Roger Engemann & Assoc., Pasadena; Michael Wolk, Foley & Lardner,

Washington D.C.; Back Row: Mary McDermott-Holland, Franklin Portfolio Associates, Boston; Bart Green, A.G. Edwards, St. Louis; Drew Milstein, Susquehanna International Group, Bala Cynwyd; Jim Toes, Merrill Lynch, New York; Jack Hughes, Janney Montgomery Scott, Philadelphia; Pete Driscoll, Northern Trust Company, Chicago; Walter Dolengo, STA, New York; John Barone, William Blair, Chicago; Mark Madoff, Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities, New York.


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