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Reducing the Regulatory Burden on Public Companies, Yes Please But...

In this commentary, NEO's Jos Schmidt discusses regulatory requirements and needs in the Canadian equity markets.

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September 1, 2010

SIFMA Supports Flash for Options

By Tom Steinert-Threlkeld

The Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association has asked the Securities and Exchange Commission to allow the use of "flash orders" in options markets. SIFMA's Equity Options Trading Committee said in a comment letter to the SEC that a ban "could have significant adverse consequences for the options markets generally by decreasing competition and liquidity and increasing volatility."

 

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