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

Abby Y. Kim, Financial Economist

Salil Pachare, Financial Economist

Ilia Rainer
Financial Economist
John Ritter
Financial Economist

Laura A. Tuttle, Senior Financial Economist

Seung Won Woo, Financial Economist