Analyzes issues relating to the structure and regulation of markets including equity, bond, option, securities lending, securities-based swaps, and other OTC derivative markets. Provides assistance in such areas as Commission rulemaking, oversight of SRO rulemaking and surveillance, review of proposals for new financial products and services, responding to requests from market participants for interpretive guidance or rule exemptions, and monitoring and surveillance of markets.

OM Economists

Amy K. Edwards, Assistant Director

Hans G. Heidle, Branch Chief

Edwin Hu, Financial Economist

Peter Dixon, Financial Economist

Abby Y. Kim, Financial Economist

Ilia Rainer, Financial Economist

John Ritter, Financial Economist

Laura A. Tuttle, Senior Financial Economist

Seung Won Woo, Financial Economist