Short selling regulation
In its report Regulation of Short Selling, IOSCO has set out high level principles for the effective regulation of short selling. It recommends increased controls, a reporting regime and an effective compliance and enforcement system. It recommends appropriate exceptions for certain types of transactions.
Report on hedge funds
In March 2009, IOSCO held a consultation on the need for regulation and supervision of hedge funds. In its final report Hedge Funds Oversight it made a number of recommendations, such as mandatory registration for hedge funds and hedge fund managers and rules regarding conflicts of interest and improve disclosure to investors.