The Economic Crisis And The SEC: Moving Forward

Law360 (October 23, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission should focus more on staving off potential problems before they occur, and should strongly assert its role as the primary regulator of the nation's securities markets as the government moves to address the current economic crisis, experts say.

The SEC needs to be more visibly active in providing leadership on regulatory issues as the government deals with problems in the capital markets, and it should be working shoulder-to-shoulder with the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Federal Reserve in...
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