Weekly Roundup

SEC Investor Advisory Committee Meeting on Crypto
The SEC Investor Advisory Committee held a meeting with a panel discussing crypto and digital assets,entitled, “Helping to Ensure Investor Protection and Market Integrity in the Face of New Technologies.”

The Department of Justice is sharpening its cryptocurrency focus.

Media interest in SPACs continued, with an article in The Economist, “Have SPACs been cleaned up?”

Attention to ESG investing continued, with data indicating greater adoption of ESG investingstrategies in Europe than in the US.

Market volatility continued this week, with Wall Street’s fear gauge surging as a new Covid strain hit the markets. Electronic market makers continued to provide dependable liquidity in times of volatility.

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