Dr. Hadley Speaks on Supreme Court Ruling

Dr. Brandy Hadley, David A. Thompson Distinguished Scholar of Applied Investments, co-wrote an article on The Conversation.

The Conversation

Market trust at stake: What the Supreme Court’s ruling in SEC v. Jarkesy means for investors

recent Supreme Court ruling has gotten a lot of attention for how it could reshape government. What’s gotten much less attention is how it could affect markets.

As finance professors, we find this at least as important. The Supreme Court’s 6-3 ruling in SEC v. Jarkesy could make it more challenging for the Securities and Exchange Commission – the U.S. agency that regulates securities markets – to fight fraud. And any time the SEC loses power, as it just did, market trust and transparency may be at risk.

What matters for investors, including anyone with a 401(k) plan, is how the SEC chooses to handle cases moving forward.

Read more of the article on The Conversation 

Published: Jul 10, 2024 12:03pm