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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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Marketcore Awarded Patent for New Structure for Financial Market

WESTPORT, CT – Marketcore, Inc. today announced the June 22, 2010 issuance of US Patent 7742966, for ”Efficient Market for Financial Products.” This award of a second patent finalizes the company’s initial patent filings. The company’s Co-managing Principal, Michael Erlanger, … 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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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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Illuminating Opaque Credit Markets: Excerpt from Financing Recovery from Large-Scale Natural Disasters, Congressional Research Service Report for Congress

The following excerpt is from the CRS Report for Congress: Financing Recovery from Large-Scale Natural Disasters, November 18, 2008, by Rawle O. King, Analyst in Financial Economics and Risk Assessment, Government and Finance Division. You can read the section of … Continue reading

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Opaque Capital Markets: Excerpt from Financing Recovery from Large-Scale Natural Disasters, Congressional Research Service Report for Congress

The following excerpt is from the CRS Report for Congress: Financing Recovery from Large-Scale Natural Disasters, November 18, 2008, by Rawle O. King, Analyst in Financial Economics and Risk Assessment, Government and Finance Division. It describes the problems to which … 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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