Law360 (July 13, 2021, 9:35 p.m. EDT) – As the United States Securities and Exchange Commission considers strengthening its short selling disclosure requirements following market volatility caused by rampant trading in GameStop earlier this year, two key agency officials pointed to divergent views on Tuesday that may foreshadow the potentially contentious task that lies ahead.
Speaking on a Managed Funds Association webcast, SEC Commissioners Hester Peirce and Caroline Crenshaw participated in separate fireside talks that addressed the GameStop phenomenon, each weighing in on the merits of stepping up disclosures.
“I am concerned, however, that some of the plans to respond to it will be further disclosed, which can be particularly difficult …
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