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Page 76 - Commission shall by order suspend such registration if, after appropriate notice and opportunity for hearing, such suspension shall appear to the Commission to be necessary or appropriate in the public interest or for the protection of investors.
Page 15 - Department of the Wharton School of Finance and Commerce of the University of Pennsylvania.
Page 11 - Subcommittee's hearings, testimony was received from representatives of the New York Stock Exchange and the National Association of Securities Dealers, Inc.
Page 88 - ... the offer or selling at the bid, whether such transactions are to establish or to liquidate a position. Provisions should be made for exemptions from the rules with approval of floor officials and for systematic review by the respective floor departments. As to the general obligation of specialists to participate to the extent reasonably necessary to maintain a fair and orderly market, the rules should give emphasis to the concept of continuity with reasonable depth, that is, participating in...
Page 127 - market maker" shall mean a dealer who, with respect to a particular security, holds himself out (by entering indications of interest in purchasing and selling in an interdealer quotations system or otherwise) as being willing to buy and sell for his own account on a continuous basis otherwise than on a national securities exchange. (2) The term "common stock
Page 102 - Commission determines that such exchange has not made the changes so requested, and that such changes are necessary or appropriate for the protection of investors or to insure fair dealing in securities traded in upon such exchange or to insure fair administration of such exchange...
Page 138 - ... individual holdings with the purpose of informing and protecting the interests of the beneficiaries. In view of the general importance of the funds in the securities markets, there is an independent reason to favor this. Recommendations The Commission should obtain and publish more continuous data about institutional participation in the securities markets, including securities held, amounts of gross and net purchases over periods of time. and turnover rates. The growing importance of institutional...
Page 11 - ... quasi-publicutility institutions, much as do railroads, power companies, or telephone companies. Essentially the same point applies to a self-regulatory body such as the National Association of Securities Dealers in its operation of a retail quotation system. While the basic reliance on industry self-regulation appears to have stood the test of time and to have worked effectively in most areas, this does not lessen the need to look at the inadequacies and seek remedies for them.
Page 199 - Commission review the exchanges have followed varied practices in reporting their disciplinary actions to the Commission. The Commission has not established an effective system of regular surveillance of the exchanges' enforcement and disciplinary activities. In general, it has equipped itself, in personnel and procedures, only for the more passive role of surveying whatever is brought to its attention through reporting systems established, perhaps years ago, with the various exchanges.
Page 202 - Recommendations is an essential role of the Commission to see that there is no gap between the need and the self-regulation provided. Regulation should, in short, be a cooperative effort, with the government fostering maximum selfregulatory responsibility, overseeing its exercise, and standing ready to regulate directly where and as circumstances require. To provide reasonable opportunity for examination of exchange rules before they take effect, the present NASD pattern calling for thirty-day advance...

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