A federal judge in Washington has dismissed a landmark lawsuit filed by two planners against the CFP Board regarding its authority to discipline planners, taking many in the industry by surprise and prompting calls for the judge to unseal his opinion.

"I'm shocked," the board's former chairman, Alan Goldfarb, whose own disciplinary case filed by the board played a central role in the dispute.

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