By Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz on March 21, 2012

Rosa Abrantes-Metz, March 21, 2012 Price-fixing, bid-rigging and manipulation cases exist in varied markets and multiple jurisdictions.  Recent examples include: price-fixing in gasoline retail stations in Canada and Brazil; bid-rigging in pharmaceutical markets in Mexico; bid-rigging in municipal bonds in the United States; stock options backdating and springloading in the United States; and of course, […]

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By Abel M. Mateus on March 8, 2012

Hear from Geithner, Pirrong, and others: http://us2.campaign-archive2.com/?u=5441f56a6eb7c6ce3d86ff33e&id=d6472e521d&e=dbfda9d963

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By Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz on March 7, 2012

The alleged London Interbank Offered Rate (Libor) conspiracy and manipulation was initially flagged by two articles published in the Wall Street Journal in April and May of 2008. Shortly after, in August 2008, I released a paper, co-authored with Michael Kraten, Albert Metz, and Gim Seow, in which we applied empirical screens to identify several […]

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By Robert E. Litan on March 6, 2012

Why New Growth Companies Aren’t Going Public And Unrecognized Risks Of Future Market Disruptions Harold Bradley and Robert Litan We show here that ETFs are radically changing the markets, to the point where they, and not the trading of the underlying securities, are effectively setting the prices of stocks of smaller capitalization companies, or the […]

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By Global Economics Group on February 23, 2012

The Fin Reg Digest, Vol 2. No. 2, February 2012 The Fin Reg Digest is an easy way to catch up on the latest. Every two weeks we scrounge up the most provocative global fin reg posts in our Blog o’ Blogs. We present key insights from our pundits. And Rosa Abrantes-Metz, on the Romy Beat, […]

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By Global Economics Group on January 26, 2012

FinReg provides a weekly collection of news, blogs, academic articles and other ideas related to the evolving financial regulation landscape. Financial Regulation News Brief – Volume 34

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