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Sec On Track With New Insider Cases, Anne M. Tucker Oct 2014

Sec On Track With New Insider Cases, Anne M. Tucker

Anne Tucker

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Addressing Inept Sec Enforcement Efforts: Lessons From Madoff, The Hedge Fund Industry, And Title Iv Of The Dodd-Frank Act For U.S. And Global Financial Systems, Cheryl Nichols Jan 2011

Addressing Inept Sec Enforcement Efforts: Lessons From Madoff, The Hedge Fund Industry, And Title Iv Of The Dodd-Frank Act For U.S. And Global Financial Systems, Cheryl Nichols

Northwestern Journal of International Law & Business

A global regulatory framework for hedge fund custodians is needed, in addition to Title IV of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 (Dodd-Frank Act or Dodd-Frank), to reduce the risk of the occurrence of another Madoff fraud and to assess systemic risk posed by hedge fund activities in the global financial system. This article recommends the creation of a single global regulator for independent, qualified hedge fund custodians to which country regulators must submit sufficient information to protect investors and to assess the level of systemic risk posed by hedge fund activities in the global ...


The Derivative Market’S Black Sheep: Regulation Of Non-Cleared Security-Based Swaps Under Dodd-Frank, Barry Le Vine Jan 2011

The Derivative Market’S Black Sheep: Regulation Of Non-Cleared Security-Based Swaps Under Dodd-Frank, Barry Le Vine

Northwestern Journal of International Law & Business

This paper seeks to comprehensively analyze the SEC's security-based swaps mandate and how it should regulate those non-cleared OTC derivatives within its regulatory ambit to promote market stability, protect counterparties, and reduce the incentives for cross-border regulatory arbitrage which leads to systemic risk creation. It argues that there are many legitimate and compelling reasons for entering into bespoke security-based swap transactions and that imposing collateral and margin requirements would only distort the economics of these trades. It further argues that the SEC should not be in the business of setting margin requirements, which would be an unprecedented move for ...


Preemption Under The Securities Litigation Uniform Standards Act: If It Looks Like A Securities Fraud Claim And Acts Like A Securities Fraud Claim, Is It A Securities Fraud Claim?, Jennifer O'Hare Oct 2004

Preemption Under The Securities Litigation Uniform Standards Act: If It Looks Like A Securities Fraud Claim And Acts Like A Securities Fraud Claim, Is It A Securities Fraud Claim?, Jennifer O'Hare

Working Paper Series

This Article addresses the removal and preemption provisions of the Securities Litigation Uniform Standards Act of 1998 (“SLUSA”). In SLUSA, Congress preempted class actions alleging “an untrue statement or omission of a material fact in connection with the purchase or sale of a covered security.” SLUSA clearly applies to preempt the typical state securities fraud action, forcing plaintiffs into federal court where they will be subject to the rigorous procedural requirements of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Preemption of false corporate publicity cases was expected and, in fact, intended by SLUSA. However, many courts have also extended ...