Article: Regulators across Europe clash over bans on short selling

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Regulators across Europe clash over bans on short selling

Philip Stafford, Laurence Fletcher, Robert Smith

Financial Times, 30 March 2020

France, Spain and Italy issued one-day prohibitions against betting on falling share prices for selected companies — and then longer bans of between one and three months, applied to all stocks listed on their domestic markets. Belgium, Austria and Greece swiftly followed suit, while Esma, the pan-European regulator, demanded tighter standards on reporting of short positions. Markus Ferber, an influential European MEP, urged a co-ordinated ban across the continent. But the clampdown has been partial.

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Article: Supreme Court to Hear Appeal of Third Circuit ‘Naked’ Short Selling Securities Suit

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Supreme Court to Hear Appeal of Third Circuit ‘Naked’ Short Selling Securities Suit

Timothy Raub

LexisNexis, 30 June 2015

The U.S. Supreme Court today agreed to hear an appeal of a Third Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruling remanding a securities class action lawsuit over the alleged illegal “naked” short selling of a company’s stock back to state court Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc., et al. v. Greg Manning, et al., No. 14-1132, U.S. Sup.

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