BEDTBrooklyn Eastern District Terminal
BEDTBest Estimated Detection Threshold
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As Ralph de Bedts points out in his history of the formative years of the SEC:
While it must be painful for a historian to demonstrate how little has been learned from history, de Bedts dutifully tracks thirteenth century English guild regulation, which required licensing of brokers, (21) to Parliament's adoption in 1697 of "'[a]n act to restrain the number and ill practice of brokers and stock jobbers.
The 1934 Act followed further exposure of improper and fraudulent transactions by brokers and company officials, described in some detail by Professor de Bedts in chapter 3 of his book.