Academic: Robert J. Shapiro

Robert J. Shapiro (born 1953) is the cofounder and chairman of Sonecon, LLC, a United States private consultancy for economic and security-related issues that has built a reputation on a range of policy matters, including climate change, intellectual property, securities fraud, healthcare reform, demographics, the resilience of the electric grid to cyberattacks, and blockchain technologies. …

Testimony: Robert Shapiro’s Comments on Proposed Naked Short Selling Anti-Fraud Rule, 10b-21

File No. S7-08-08: Comments on Proposed Naked Short Selling Anti-Fraud Rule, 10b-21 Dr. Robert J. Shapiro 19 May 2008 I am Dr. Robert J. Shapiro, the chairman of Sonecon, LLC, an economic analysis and advisory firm in Washington, D.C. I am also currently a Senior Fellow of the Georgetown University School of Business, Director of …

Testimony: Statement of Robert J. Shapiro The Economic Costs of Tolerating Equity “Failures to Deliver”

Statement of Robert J. Shapiro: The Economic Costs of Tolerating Equity “Failures to Deliver” Robert Shapiro 11 September 2007 I am Robert J. Shapiro. I am chairman of Sonecon, an economic advisory firm in Washington, D.C., and former U.S. Under Secretary of Commerce for Economic Affairs under President Clinton. I am also a Senior Policy …

Letter: Robert Shapiro to SEC on Regulation SHO

Robert Shapiro to SEC on Regulation SHO Robert Shapiro 31 August 2004 I am Robert J. Shapiro, chairman of Sonecon, LLC, an economic advisory firm in Washington, D.C., and a long-time observer and analyst of U.S. and global financial markets. I served as Under Secretary of Commerce for Economic Affairs from 1998 to 2001, Vice …

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Article: The Short Seller Myth of “Market Efficiency”

The Short Seller Myth of “Market Efficiency” Mark Mitchell DeepCapture, 12 September 2008 “The SEC’s public data say that on any given day over the first three months of this year, there were more than one billion shares that had been sold and failed to deliver (within the allotted 3 days) and that 70% of …