Money Market Fund Reform — The Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance

Small business need-to-know and opinion of-interest.  Ruling on the money market industries business as usual.

Excerpt:  Three Commissioners, constituting a majority of the Commission, have informed me that they will not support a staff proposal to reform the structure of money market funds. The proposed structural reforms were intended to reduce their susceptibility to runs, protect retail investors and lessen the need for future taxpayer bailouts.

I — together with many other regulators and commentators from both political parties and various political philosophies — consider the structural reform of money markets one of the pieces of unfinished business from the financial crisis.

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