Today, the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Equity Market Structure Advisory Committee convened a meeting to discuss market volatility and the events of August 24, and “Certain Issues Affecting Customers in the Current Equity Market Structure”, including “Risks of Market Orders and Stop Orders”; Payment for Order Flow; and Execution Quality Reports.
The Committee also heard updates from the chairs of each of the four subcommittees (Regulation NMS; Trading Venues Regulation; Customer Issues; and Market Quality) on the work of their respective subcommittees.
Steven Luparello (Director, SEC Division of Trading and Markets) said the EMSAC will hold its next meeting on April 26, 2016.
The summary below provides more information about the discussions.
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