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Regulation FD: An Alternative Approach to Addressing Information Asymmetry
Faculty Scholarship
  • Jill E. Fisch, University of Pennsylvania Law School
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
1-1-2013
Abstract

This chapter traces the development of the SEC’s use of Regulation Fair Disclosure (FD) to address information asymmetry in the securities markets. The chapter describes the SEC’s developing enforcement policy and notes, in particular, the SEC’s efforts, through its selection and settlement of Regulation FD cases, to provide guidance to corporations and corporate officials about areas of key concern. The chapter concludes by highlighting current areas of particular importance, including disclosure of information through private meetings and the implications of technological innovations such as the internet and social media. The chapter is forthcoming in Research Handbook on Insider Trading (Stephen Bainbridge, editor).

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in Research Handbook on Insider Trading (Stephen Bainbridge, ed., Elgar 2013).

Citation Information
Jill E. Fisch. "Regulation FD: An Alternative Approach to Addressing Information Asymmetry" (2013)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/jill_fisch/48/