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Regulators Ask Congress to Create New Rules for Cryptocurrencies

November 2, 2021

NY Times – In a story about Cryptocurrency oversight, Tyler Gellasch, a former S.E.C. lawyer who now leads the Healthy Markets Association, questioned if Congress would take the necessary steps. “Given the incredible growth of the industry and its lobbying prowess, there’s no guarantees that new legislation will lead to more oversight and frankly, it’s […]

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S.E.C. Describes the GameStop Frenzy, but Not What to Do About It

October 19, 2021

WSJ – In a story about an SEC report which details the rise of GameStop and Memes stocks, Healthy Markets Executive Director Tyler Gellasch is quoted saying “The S.E.C.’s report is just one more piece of evidence to support market structure reforms, but it is obviously a heavily negotiated document, It was never going to […]

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Risky Volatility Funds Set to Make a Comeback

October 11, 2021

WSJ – In a story about the SEC approving two leveraged CBOE Volatility Index ETFs, Healthy Markets Executive Director Tyler Gellasch is quoted saying “There’s very little chance most investors can really understand how these products work”. (Full Story).

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CFTC’s Berkovitz to Reunite With Gensler As Top SEC Lawyer

October 8, 2021

Law 360 – In a story about Dan Berkovitz as the new SEC Attorney Generan, Healthy Markets Executive Director Tyler Gellasch is quoted saying “Chair Gensler is not only bringing back one of his most trusted advisers from his days leading the CFTC, but he’s also bringing in someone who’s proven to not just help […]

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Crypto Risks Existential Threat As U.S. Crackdown Gathers Steam

September 23, 2021

Financial Advisor Magazine – In a story about the crypto space and regulation, Healthy Markets Executive Director Tyler Gellasch is quoted saying “Crypto lending might be the easiest way for the SEC to get its hooks into the industry, but it’s very clear they’re looking at cryptocurrencies themselves.” (Full Story).

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What’s in your mutual fund?

September 5, 2021

NBC – In a story about mutual funds rules, Healthy Markets Executive Director Tyler Gellasch is quoted saying “Unfortunately, less than a year ago, the SEC fundamentally weakened those rules.” (Full Story).

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What Do Recent SEC Hires Say About Commission’s Direction?

September 3, 2021

Law 360 – In a story about SEC Chair Gensler’s hires, Healthy Markets Executive Director Tyler Gellasch is quoted saying “They’re very engaged in the policy and regulatory debates, but they’re very much not the traditional industry insiders who often staff up agencies. It’s a strong statement that the Chair is focused on restoring the […]

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SEC Taps Longtime Investor Advocate As Adviser To Gensler

September 1, 2021

Law 360 – In a story about SEC Chair Gensler hiring Barb Roper, Healthy Markets Executive Director Tyler Gellasch said “There is nobody who has greater expertise on the duty of care obligations for brokers and investment advisors than Barbara Roper,” he said. “You may agree or disagree with her, but there’s nobody who’ll say […]

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SPACs went up, then down, but they’re not out

August 21, 2021

NY Times – In a story about Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs), Healthy Markets Executive Director Tyler Gellasch is quoted saying that he “believes that not all SPACs are bad, but the guaranteed remuneration for sponsors can reduce the incentive to pursue high-quality target companies, paving the way for bad outcomes. It seems pretty clear […]

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Robinhood’s Debut Is Clouded by SEC Scrutiny of Payment for Order Flow

July 8, 2021

WSJ – In a story about PFOF and what the regulatory future holds, Healthy Markets Executive Director Tyler Gellasch is quoted saying ““The entire business model of some brokers is in the crosshairs.” (Full Story).

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