Derivatives Regulation in the Context of the Shingle Theory

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Allen Madison

University of South Dakota Law School

Date Written: 1998

Abstract

This article discusses the regulation of derivative financial instruments. It notes that the government has neither come to a conclusion as to the necessity of regulation nor which agency would have jurisdiction. It also suggests that one tool that regulators could use as an enforcement tool is the "shingle" theory. Next, it provides history and analysis of this theory. Finally, it examines the current state of affairs regarding regulation of derivatives.

Keywords: Derivatives, Shingle Theory, Regulation, Self-Regulation, Securities

Suggested Citation

Madison, Allen, Derivatives Regulation in the Context of the Shingle Theory (1998). Columbia Business Law Review, Vol. 1999, pp. 271-328, 1999. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1552309

Allen Madison (Contact Author)

University of South Dakota Law School ( email )

414 E. Clark Street
Vermillion, SD 57069
United States

HOME PAGE: http://www.usd.edu/faculty-and-staff/Allen-Madison

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