Securities and Exchange Commission May 9, 2011 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2011-11422
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-05-09
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2011-11189
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-05-09
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Short Sale Reporting Study Required by Dodd-Frank Act Section 417(a)(2)
Document Number: 2011-11188
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-05-09
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Securities and Exchange Commission (``Commission''), on behalf of its Division of Risk, Strategy, and Financial Innovation (``Division''), is requesting public comment with regard to studies required by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of the feasibility, benefits, and costs of requiring reporting in real time, either publicly or, in the alternative, only to the Commission and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (``FINRA''), of short sale positions of publicly listed securities, and of conducting a voluntary pilot program in which public companies would agree to have all trades of their shares marked ``long,'' ``short,'' ``market maker short,'' ``buy,'' or ``buy-to-cover,'' and reported as such in real time through the Consolidated Tape.