Category: From the Hill

In our Episode 19 of Trading Views, we sat down with Rep. Bill Huizenga (MI) during our Washington DC Spring Update to discuss SEC Chair Gary Gensler’s testimony before the House Financial Services Committee.

Rep. Huizenga represents Michigan’s 4th District and serves as Chairman of the HFSC Subcommittee on Oversight & Investigation. In our conversation, we touch on a number of financial issues including equity market structure, crypto regulation, and ESG. In addition, Rep. Huizenga shares his thoughts on SEC Chair Gary Gensler’s ambitious regulatory agenda.

Open Call: SEC Proposals on Reg NMS & Order Competition Rule

On December 14, 2022, the SEC proposed four rule filings relating to wholesale changes to equity market structure. The comment period for letters expired March 31, during which numerous leading industry firms responded with the submission of comment letters on the proposals. On this Open Call, we discuss two of these four proposals: SEC Proposals…  Read more

Open Call RecapSEC Equity Proposals: Disclosure of Order Execution Information (Rule 605)

On December 14, the SEC unveiled its largest and most comprehensive set of proposed reforms to the US equity markets since Reg NMS was instituted in 2005. While these proposals were introduced as separate rule filings, they are interconnected, making it difficult for the industry to formulate opinions and provide input. Over the next few…  

Open Call: The State of Private Markets

The private markets continue to evolve, creating opportunities for managers, investors and companies. This open call focused on four main areas. First, we discussed the infrastructure of private markets compared to the equity public markets with a focus on transactions. Next, we addressed the exponential growth in size of the private markets today, along with…  Read more

Open Call: SEC Equity Market Proposals: Disclosure of Order Execution Information (Rule 605)

On December 14 the SEC unveiled its biggest proposed reforms to the U.S. equity markets since Reg NMS was instituted in 2005. In its 6-hour Open Meeting the SEC’s Chairman Gary Gensler and Commissioners voted on four proposals which addressed a range of issues such as: Rule 605; tick sizes, access fees, price transparency, order…  Read more