Friday, September 11, 2009
The SEC will host a one and a half day roundtable, on Sept. 29-30, to solicit the views of
investors, issuers, financial services firms, self-regulatory organizations and the academic
community regarding securities lending and short sales. The roundtable will include a
comprehensive overview of securities lending and also analyze possible short sale pre-borrowing requirements and additional short sale disclosures. The roundtable discussion will be available via webcast on the Commission's Web site. The Commission will accept comments regarding issues addressed in the roundtable discussion until October 30, 2009. Here is the agenda and the notice for comments.