The SEC and Market Structure: Five Things to Watch

Rob Tricchinelli
Bloomberg BNA

Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Mary Jo White’s ambitious agenda to revamp U.S. equity market structure is bumping up against the reality of the calendar.

With a new president taking office in 2017, a leadership change at the SEC could follow, leaving White only a few months left to pursue her vision of stronger markets through new data collection and rulemakings.

White showed where her priorities are as the end of 2016 draws near, in a Sept. 14 speech to a Security Traders Association’s conference in Washington.

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