Georgetown University

Battle Lines Drawn Over Automated Trading Rule

A new regulatory proposal for automatic trading may make it easier to spot illegal trading activities, but has many companies worried. If  “…some staffer looks at the source code then quits the CFTC and works for an arch competitor…[the firm] now has someone competing against them that effectively stole their intellectual property,” said James J. Angel, associate professor at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.