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From Marketcore’s earliest patent filings in October 1998 – years before the current financial crisis – this company has consulted to representatives of the financial industry, government and regulators relative to the ongoing dangers of continued financial market opacity and inefficiency.

Due to the nature of our work, we provide only a small sample of our early consulting efforts with various regulatory agencies and trade groups.

Former US Comptroller General Joins Marketcore

  Former US Comptroller General Joins Marketcore Greenwich, Conn., Oct. 17, 2013/PRNewswire/  Marketcore.com, Inc. is proud to announce and welcome the Honorable David M Walker, former Comptroller General of the United States and CEO of the U.S. Government Accountability Office … Continue reading

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“It’s Time to Change the World” – NAIC Director of Regulatory Services and Director of The Center for Insurance Policy and Research Picks Marketcore

[Excerpted from The Regulator® newsletter of the Insurance Regulatory Examiners Society, Winter 2013]   It’s Time to Change the World by Eric C. Nordman Since I assumed another leadership role at the beginning of 2012, I have had some amazing … Continue reading

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Marketcore methods named in CRS report

Marketcore inventive methods again named in a CRS report… for “facilitat[ing] valuations for complex risk transfers” February 6, 2013 In November 2012, at an annual meeting of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners, Center for Insurance Policy Research (NAIC/CIRP), regulators … Continue reading

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Comments on Proposed Rule on Consolidated Audit Trail, August 10, 2010

The following public comment was provided to the SEC on their proposed rule that would “require national securities exchanges and national securities associations (“self-regulatory organizations” or “SROs”) to act jointly in developing a national market system (“NMS”) plan to develop, … Continue reading

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Marketcore featured in “Compliance Matters”, a publication of the Regulatory and Legislative Interest Group of the CPCU Society

Marketcore is featured prominently in the June edition of “Compliance Matters”, a publication of the Regulatory and Legislative Interest Group of the CPCU Society. Marketcore is discussed in Eric Nordman’s “Comments from the Editor — It’s a Brave New World” … Continue reading

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Credit Default Insurance Model Legislation passed

As we previously posted in January 2009, under  Transparency in Financial Markets and Delivering Transparency to NCOIL, Marketcore testified before the National Conference of Insurance Legislators (NCOIL) concerning CDS and the credit and liquidity crisis. That testimony, and the subsequent … Continue reading

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Marketcore, Inc. Answers FINRA’s Call for a Unified Single Regulator

NEW YORK, N.Y., October 30, 2009 – On Tuesday October 27, at the annual meeting of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association in New York, Richard Ketchum, Chairman of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), called for the creation … Continue reading

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How Marketcore Could Help the SEC Fulfill Its Mandate

The Office of Risk Assessment of the Securities and Exchange Commission is responsible for coordinating the SEC’s risk management program. It goes without saying that it’s not an easy job. The following report was one of many provided to the … Continue reading

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Delivering Transparency to NCOIL

The day after we testified before National Conference of Insurance Legislators on the subject of Credit Default Swaps, we sent the following letter to the committee: January 25, 2009 To the Members of the NCOIL Financial Services & Investment Products … Continue reading

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Transparency in Financial Markets

The National Conference of Insurance Legislators (NCOIL) describes itself as “the voice of state legislators on Capitol Hill” and “the only organization of its kind dedicated exclusively to promoting sound insurance public policy,” with the purpose “to help legislators make … Continue reading

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