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EU (Finally) Moves Bankruptcy Laws Closer to the U.S. Model

This week saw the arrival of what could become a society-changing evolution in European law, with the proposal to (at last) modernize businuess bankruptcy models. The European Commission’s proposal would mark a dramatic change in the overwhelmingly negative landscape that entrepreneurs face when starting a business in Europe. As many people know, if a business goes bust in Europe today,

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Bloomberg: “Flash Boys” Fallout Starts

Jim Brunsden has a note on Bloomberg today on the new European HFT regulations, inspired, he notes by Michael Lewis’ new book. An excerpt: European Union lawmakers are poised to approve some of the toughest restrictions in the world on high-frequency trading, the first crackdown in the aftermath of Michael Lewis’s latest book, “Flash Boys.” The

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