Investors May Pay Up For Transparency

13 May 2010

Since retail structured products must already be registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission, they will be largely unaffected by pending derivatives legislation, experts say. But if firms are forced to clear their internal hedges for those structures, investors could face higher costs.

--Eleni Himaras

Since retail structured products must already be registered with the Securitiesand Exchange Commission, they will be largely unaffected by pending derivatives legislation, experts say. But if firms are forced to clear their internal hedges for those structures, investors could face higher costs. “If we have to ...

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