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Why Regulation SCI Misses Unique Opportunity to Restore Investor Confidence

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has recently proposed Regulation Systems Compliance and Integrity (Reg SCI), which would apply to certain self-regulatory organizations (including registered clearing agencies), alternative trading systems (ATSs), plan processors, and exempt clearing agencies subject to the … Continue reading

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Knight Capital Expects Final Bids Soon from Rival Trading Firms Getco LLC and Virtu Financial LLC

Knight Capital expects to make a decision on its future ownership by early next week, according to people familiar with the matter. Rival trading firms Getco LLC and Virtu Financial LLC, which have submitted bids to buy the Jersey City, N.J., … Continue reading

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“Kill Switch” Proposal Gaining Strength as Trading Firms, Exchanges and Investors Meet with SEC Officials

The SEC Market Trading Technology Roundtable, which took place in Washington, has already generated a very rare joint letter by the major stock exchanges that proposes creating a “kill switch” in an effort to control runaway algorithms, among other issues. … Continue reading

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