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Advocates are calling on the head of the SEC to move forward with a uniform fiduciary proposal, even if that means pushing the rules through a divided commission split along party lines. more »
Linda Fienberg, the head of FINRA's contentious dispute resolution division, will step down from the organization at the end of November. more »
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The Justice Department's recent $16.6 billion deal with Bank of America over crisis-era mortgage fraud has raised fresh questions over a perceived lack of transparency in the settlement process. more »
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