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FINRA to Require BrokerCheck Link on Internet Advertising

Broker-Dealer Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc., or FINRA, has filed  a proposed rule change with the SEC to amend FINRA Rule 2267 (Investor Education and Protection) to require that FINRA members include a prominent description of and link to FINRA BrokerCheck on: their websites, social media pages and any comparable Internet presence, and on websites, social […] Read more →

by   |   January 7, 2013

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CFTC Announces Second Spoofing Action Against Commodity Traders

Energy The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) recently announced its second enforcement action against a commodity trader for engaging in the manipulative scheme called... Read more →

by   |   January 2, 2013

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Dodd-Frank New Year’s Resolutions for Energy Companies and Other Swaps End Users

Derivatives, Energy The CFTC rulemaking whirlwind that was 2012 has come and gone, putting the agency’s comprehensive swap regulatory regime mostly in place. While many energy companies and other... Read more →

by   |   January 1, 2013

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New Legislation Prevents Privilege Waiver When Providing Information to CFPB

Banking, Consumer Protection A new bill has been signed into law which prevents a waiver of attorney-client privilege when a regulated entity submits information to the CFPB.  Unlike most Federal... Read more →

by   |   December 31, 2012