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Bloomberg BNA: Obama Picks Ex-Senate Aide, Professor to Be SEC Commissioners

October 21, 2015

“I would expect both nominations to be very favorably viewed by both the Banking Committee and the Senate overall,” said Tyler Gellasch, a former Democratic Senate aide who leads Healthy Markets, a non-profit group that advocates for equity market structure changes. https://bol.bna.com/obama-picks-ex-senate-aide-professor-to-be-sec-commissioners/

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PoliticoPro: Critics fault makeup of SEC’s market structure committee

October 21, 2015

But a group of five investment firms today criticized the SEC for the composition of the committee and for allegedly dictating its work. “The SEC has failed to populate the Committee in a manner that would provide the most constructive assistance to it,” said the group’s executive director Tyler Gellasch, a former SEC staffer, in […]

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New York Times: Solution Without a Problem? A Tax on High-Frequency Trading

October 13, 2015

David Lauer, a co-founder of the Healthy Markets Association — an advocacy group that has been critical of high-frequency traders — said that while the automation and race for speed in the stock market had generally been a good thing for ordinary investors, it had turned into an arms race with little societal benefit. But […]

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Pensions and Investments: Managers join together to boost trading transparency

October 5, 2015

“Our members’ mission is clear: How can we get a better look at how we trade?” said Tyler Gellasch, executive director of the Healthy Markets Association, Washington, a non-profit group of money managers. “We are here because our members want a strong voice on market structure. Some others want the status quo; that’s not who […]

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Traders Magazine: Healthy Markets Says SEC Not Doing Enough to Lighten Dark Pools

September 17, 2015

“Dark pools need to lighten up – literally, according to Healthy Markets Association.” http://www.tradersmagazine.com/news/crossing_networks/healthy-markets-says-sec-not-doing-enough-to-lighten-dark-pools-114414-1.html

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Pensions and Investments: Money manager group calls for more transparency, disclosure by dark pools

September 17, 2015

A report by a trading group comprising five money managers called on dark-pool operators to improve transparency and disclosure, avoid conflicts of interest and update their best-execution policies. http://www.pionline.com/article/20150917/ONLINE/150919900/money-manager-group-calls-for-more-transparency-disclosure-by-dark-pools

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SIFMA SmartBrief: Asset managers work on dark-pool standards

September 16, 2015

Janus Capital Group, Brandes Investment Partners and other asset managers have teamed up to develop standards for dark pools and to encourage policymakers to implement measures protecting investors. “Dark pools are essential for today’s market structure,” said Tyler Gellasch, head of the Healthy Markets Association. “The problem is too many of them are black boxes.” […]

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Reuters: Rules for ‘dark pool’ trading need strengthening: report

September 15, 2015

http://www.businessinsider.com/r-rules-for-dark-pool-trading-need-strengthening-report-2015-9

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Money Beat – WSJ: Asset Managers Team Up to Develop Standards for Dark Pools

September 15, 2015

http://blogs.wsj.com/moneybeat/2015/09/15/asset-managers-team-up-to-develop-standards-for-dark-pools/tab/print/

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Politico: Investors need to get smarter about dark-pool trading, report says

September 15, 2015

https://www.politicopro.com/financial-services/whiteboard/2015/09/dark-pools-060360

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