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US exchanges face added pressure on data fees under SEC clampdown

December 9, 2020

FT – In a story about the SEC adopting reforms to the public market data streams, Healthy Markets Executive Director Tyler Gellasch is quoted saying “While we welcome reforms to make the public equity market data stream less costly and more useful, these [SEC] reforms will likely add significant complexity for market participants and risks […]

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SPAC IPOs Surge

December 9, 2020

Global Finance – In a story about Special Purpose Acquisition Companies, Healthy Markets Executive Director Tyler Gellasch is quoted saying “SPACs are fraught with peril for investors. Investors often have only a short time to review disclosures. Traditional IPOs, by contrast, require months for investors to uncover potential flaws, as happened in the canceled WeWork offering. […]

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SEC market data overhaul rankles Nasdaq, NYSE

December 9, 2020

Politico Pro – In a story about the SEC’s adoption of new public market data rules, Healthy Markets Executive Director Tyler Gellasch is quoted saying “while we welcome reforms to make the public equity market data stream less costly and more useful, these reforms will likely add significant complexity for market participants and risks to […]

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The Finance 202: Preet Bharara, Gary Gensler top list of potential picks for SEC chair

December 9, 2020

Washington Post – In a story about Preet Bhara and Gary Gensler as top picks for SEC chair, Healthy Markets Executive Director Tyler Gellasch is quoted. (Full Story).

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Biden economic adviser stokes fear on left over Wall Street-friendly past

December 7, 2020

Politico – In a story about Biden’s pic for NEC director, Healthy Markets Executive Director Tyler Gellasch is quoted saying “Brian Deese may be a very good NEC Director,” He’s really smart and works hard. But when he was in the Obama admin, he pushed FOR financial deregulation and austerity.” (Full Story).

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Biden White House jobs go to BlackRock alumni, rather than to former Goldman bankers

December 1, 2020

Market Watch – In a story about Biden administration choices to fill roles at the Treasury and National Economic Council, Healthy Markets Executive Director Tyler Gellash was quoted in the story saying “By picking folks with deep ties to large asset managers, the administration can help assuage financial executives’ concerns. It sends a clear signal […]

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BlackRock Emerges as Wall Street Player in Biden Administration

December 1, 2020

WSJ – In a story about Blackrocks role in the Biden administration, Healthy Markets Executive Director Tyler Gellasch is quoted saying “By picking folks with deep ties to large asset managers, the administration can help assuage financial executives’ concerns. It sends a clear signal to the industry to breathe easier: They can plan for stability […]

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Progressives offer mixed messages on key Biden economic aide

December 1, 2020

The Hill – In a story about the Biden administration choosing Brian Deese to be named to the Director of the National Economic Council, Healthy Markets Executive Director Tyler Gellasch told the Hill that “It’s a bit surprising that President Elect Biden would pick someone who was so visibly tied to both the most controversial […]

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From climate change to free-trading apps, brace for an aggressive SEC under Biden, experts say

November 23, 2020

Marketwatch – In a story about who may be incoming as SEC Chair, Healthy Markets Executive Director Tyler Gellasch is quoted calling Clayton’s tenure “the most deregulatory regime the commission has ever seen,” pointing to rule making that has limited the ability of small shareholders to propose resolutions to be voted on at annual meetings; reduced disclosure requirements for […]

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Biden’s SEC chair likely to take ‘hard look’ at ESG

November 20, 2020

Investment News – In a story about where ESG will be on the SEC’s agenda under a democratic administration, Healthy Markets Executive Director Tyler Gellasch is quoted as saying “The overarching theme for any Democratic chair should be more information for the public and more rights for investors.” (Full Story).

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