Tag Archives: systemic risk

AIG’s downfall and the transparency of derivatives

The following letter to the editor by Michael Erlanger appeared in the August issue of Rough Notes in response to Kevin Hennosy’s article in the June 2011 issue of Rough Notes, “Supervision & Regulation Aren’t the Same” : I read with … 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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The New SEC Consolidated Audit Trail Rule Doesn’t Go Far Enough

The SEC has proposed a 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, implement, and maintain a consolidated order tracking … Continue reading

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Marketcore Inc. Acknowledged in Regulatory and Legislative Publication as a Transparency-Generating Mechanism to Improve Risk Management

WESTPORT, CT – In the latest public validation of Marketcore, Inc.’s intellectual property, the June 2010 edition of “Compliance Matters“, a publication of the Regulatory and Legislative Interest Group of the CPCU Society, acknowledges in its editorial comments that “The … 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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Evaluating Asset Risk

The following presentation to the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) was made in October, 2008 at the request of their Executive Management, and as part of Marketcore’s advisory work for them. Evaluating Asset Risk WHAT IS THE PROBLEM TODAY? … Continue reading

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A New View of Financial Markets: Addressing Current Disaster with Future Possibility

In March 2008, we submitted the following report to the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. “A New View of Financial Markets: Addressing Current Disaster with Future Possibility” Marketcore is an intellectual property (IP) development company that identifies fundamental problems in … Continue reading

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