U.S. Securities Regulation and Global Competition

Virginia Law & Business Review, Forthcoming

Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 1313133

15 Pages Posted: 9 Dec 2008

Date Written: December 8, 2008

Abstract

This essay introduces and comments on three articles in the Virginia Law & Business Review that address important questions of international competitiveness and U.S. securities regulation: the evolution of the Rule 144A market as a way for foreign issuers to tap U.S. capital without submitting to a mandatory disclosure regime; the emergence of international accounting standards to which the SEC seems eventually ready to submit; and "best execution" differences between trading platforms in the U.S. and the E.U.

Keywords: securities markets, international competition

Suggested Citation

Langevoort, Donald C., U.S. Securities Regulation and Global Competition (December 8, 2008). Virginia Law & Business Review, Forthcoming, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 1313133, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1313133

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