Sean Foley

Macquarie University

North Ryde

Sydney, New South Wales 2109

Australia

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Scholarly Papers (21)

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Sex, Drugs, and Bitcoin: How Much Illegal Activity Is Financed Through Cryptocurrencies?

Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 17 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2018
Macquarie University, University of Technology Sydney (UTS), UTS Business School and University of Technology Sydney (UTS)
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blockchain, bitcoin, detection controlled estimation, illegal trade, black market

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The Value of a Millisecond: Harnessing Information in Fast, Fragmented Markets

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 28 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2017
University of New South Wales (UNSW), Macquarie University, Babson College - Finance Division and University of New South Wales (UNSW)
Downloads 1,157 (18,952)
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Market Design, Speed Bump, Quote Fade, Liquidity Provision

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Price Discovery in Stock and Options Markets

Journal of Financial Markets, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 15 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 04 Jan 2020
University of Technology Sydney (UTS), University of Technology Sydney (UTS), University of Technology Sydney (UTS) - School of Finance and Economics and Macquarie University
Downloads 1,087 (20,772)
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price discovery, stock, option, information share, insider trading

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Should We Be Afraid of the Dark? Dark Trading and Market Quality

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 16 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2016
Sean Foley and Tālis J. Putniņš
Macquarie University and University of Technology Sydney (UTS)
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dark pool, dark trading, regulation, liquidity, market efficiency, transparency

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Dark Trading on Public Exchanges

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 03 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 23 Feb 2013
Sean Foley, Katya Malinova and Andreas Park
Macquarie University, McMaster University - Michael G. DeGroote School of Business and University of Toronto - Finance Area
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dark trading, midpoint orders, limit order book trading

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Fundamental Based Market Strategies

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 12 Mar 2013
University of Sydney - Discipline of Finance, Saki Partners, Macquarie University and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Fundamental analysis, market efficiency, F-Score, G-Score

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Tick Size Wars: Competitive Tick Size Regimes and Trader Behavior

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 09 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 07 May 2019
Macquarie University, University of Bergen and University of Stavanger
Downloads 255 (129,139)
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Equity Trading; Limit Order Markets; Tick Sizes; High Frequency Trading

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Does Insider Trading Explain Price Run-Up Ahead of Takeover Announcements?

Finance and Corporate Governance Conference 2011 Paper
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 01 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2015
Sean Foley, Alex Frino and Angelo Aspris
Macquarie University, The University of Sydney - Discipline of Finance and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Toehold, takeover, short term, long term

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The Impact of Tick Sizes on Trader Behavior: Evidence from Cryptocurrency Exchanges

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 25 Jun 2018
Anne Haubo Dyhrberg, Sean Foley and Jiri Svec
The University of Sydney - Discipline of Finance, Macquarie University and The University of Sydney - Discipline of Finance
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market microstructure, tick size, trading behavior, bitcoin, cryptocurrency

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Market Fairness: The Poor Country Cousin of Market Efficiency

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 23 May 2014 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2015
Macquarie Graduate School of Management, University of Sydney - Discipline of Finance, Macquarie University and Wake Forest University
Downloads 208 (157,364)
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Market integrity, market fairness, manipulation, information leakage, algorithmic trading

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Asymmetries in Dark Pool Reference Prices

FCA Occasional Paper No. 21
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 09 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 05 Apr 2017
Bank for International Settlements (BIS) - Financial Stability Board (FSB), Macquarie University, Financial Conduct Authority and University of New South Wales (UNSW)
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market data, transparency, high-frequency trading, Market microstructure, latency arbitrage

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2018 Oxford Business Law Blog Round-Up: Top 20 Most Read Posts

Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 28 Aug 2019
Center for Contract and Economic Organization, White & Case LLP, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Macquarie University, Technische Universität München (TUM) - TUM School of Management, Melbourne Law School, Duke University School of Law, Singapore Management University - School of Law, Humboldt University of Berlin, City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK) - Centre for Chinese & Comparative Law, National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law, Hogan Lovells, Hogan Lovells, Tel Aviv University - Cegla Center for Interdisciplinary Research of the Law, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, Public Sector Credit Solutions, University of Technology Sydney (UTS), UTS Business School, BI Norwegian Business School, White & Case LLP, Latham & Watkins, White & Case LLP, TUM School of Management, Tilburg University - Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology, and Society, Latham & Watkins, London School of Economics - Law Department, Independent, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, University of Technology Sydney (UTS), Melbourne Law School - University of Melbourne, Morrison & Foerster LLP, Ruprecht-Karls Universität Heidelberg, City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK) - Centre for Chinese & Comparative Law, University of Melbourne - Law School, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Students and White & Case LLP
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Bitcoin, Blockchain, GDPR, ICOs, Cryptocurrencies, MiFID II, EU law, Limited partnership, Private equity, Side-pockets, Liquidity, Brexit, Credit rating, Corporate Governance Code, Parent company, Bankruptcy, Securities, Financial regulation, Corporate veil, Autonomation, Courts, Smart contract

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The Impact of Fragmentation, Exchange Fees and Liquidity Provision on Market Quality

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 25 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2016
Macquarie Graduate School of Management, University of New South Wales (UNSW) and Macquarie University
Downloads 141 (220,679)
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Competition, Fragmentation, Alternative Trading System, Trading Fees

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Asset Price Bubbles in the Australian Market

CIFR Paper No. 119/2016
Number of pages: 154 Posted: 30 Aug 2016
The University of Sydney Business School, University of Iowa - Department of Finance, University of Sydney - Discipline of Finance, Macquarie University, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Economics and Politics, University of Sydney Business School, The University of Sydney - Discipline of Finance and University of Sydney - Business School - Finance Discipline
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Asset Price bubbles, Markets

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Whats in a Price? Measuring the Value of Exchange Data Fees

2012 Financial Markets & Corporate Governance Conference
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 15 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 28 Aug 2012
Sean Foley
Macquarie University
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data fees, prices, marketplaces, data access

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Time Pro-Rata Matching: Evidence of a Change in LIFFE STIR Futures

Journal of Futures Markets, Vol. 35(6), p. 522–541, doi:10.1002/fut.21708, June 2015
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 05 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2016
University of Sydney - Discipline of Finance, Macquarie University, University of New South Wales (UNSW) and Financial Conduct Authority
Downloads 36 (471,092)
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Futures, LIFFE, Market Microstructure, Pro-Rata, Price-Time Priority

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Forming an Orderly Line - How Queue-Jumping Drives Excessive Fragmentation

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 21 Nov 2019
Sean Foley, Anqi Liu and Elvis Jarnecic
Macquarie University, The University of Sydney and The University of Sydney
Downloads 19 (564,352)

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Fragmentation, Trade-through prohibition

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Benchmarks in the Spotlight: The Impact on Exchange Traded Markets

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Apr 2020
Angelo Aspris, Sean Foley and Peter O'Neill
University of Sydney - Discipline of Finance, Macquarie University and Financial Conduct Authority
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Transparency, Fix, benchmarks, precious metals, gold, silver, futures

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Quote-Based Manipulation of Illiquid Benchmarks

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 15 Apr 2020
affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Sydney - Discipline of Finance, Macquarie University and The University of Sydney
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Benchmarks, closing price manipulation, marking the close

Underwritten Dividend Reinvestment Plans and Conflicts of Interest

Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Vol. 43, Issue 9-10, pp. 1361-1384, 2016
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 10 Nov 2016
Independent, Macquarie University, University of Sydney - School of Business - Finance Discipline and The University of Sydney - Discipline of Finance
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conflicts of interest, dividend reinvestment plans, DRIP, underpricing, underwriter, rights issues, SEO

Underwritten Dividend Reinvestment Plans and Conflicts of Interest

Forthcoming: Journal Of Business Finance and Accounting, Issue 43 9-10
Posted: 11 Oct 2016
Macquarie University, University of Sydney - School of Business - Finance Discipline, Independent and The University of Sydney - Discipline of Finance

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Conflicts of interest, Dividend reinvestment plans, DRIP, Underpricing, Underwriter, Rights issues, SEO

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Does Insider Trading Explain Price Run‐Up Ahead of Takeover Announcements?

Accounting & Finance, Vol. 54, Issue 1, pp. 25-45, 2014
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 04 Mar 2014
Angelo Aspris, Sean Foley and Alex Frino
University of Sydney - Discipline of Finance, Macquarie University and The University of Sydney - Discipline of Finance
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Takeovers, Market efficiency, Market anticipation, Insider trading, Toeholds, Substantial shareholder notices