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3 hrs ago | Business Times

Finance professionals dislike dark pools

The US Securities and Exchange Commission , Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Federal Bureau of Investigation and New York attorney general are investigating the industry.

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Related Topix: Corporate / Securities Law, US Securities and Exchange Commission, Law, Financial Services, US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Books, Flash Boys

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Peter Suderman on Dodd-Frank and the Age of Endless Regulation

In this age of endless regulation, it's hard to imagine that the legal and regulatory details of the law will ever truly be settled.

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Related Topix: US News, Corporate / Securities Law, Law

Wall Street Journal

Reforming the Proxy Advisory Racket

It's hard not to get cynical observing the characters who inhabit the District of Columbia.

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Related Topix: Corporate / Securities Law, Law

Reuters

U.S. SEC taps new chief economist from University of Florida

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday announced it has tapped a University of Florida professor to serve as the agency's new chief economist.

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Related Topix: Corporate / Securities Law, Law, University of Florida, US Securities and Exchange Commission, Financial Services, North Carolina, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, University of Pennsylvania

InvestmentNews

Securities America buying insurance-based B-D

Securities America Inc. said Monday it had reached an agreement to acquire certain assets of Sunset Financial Services Inc., a broker-dealer owned by Kansas City Life Insurance Co.

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Related Topix: Insurance, Financial Services, Kansas City Life Insurance, Corporate / Securities Law, Law, Sales

InvestmentNews

Congressman explains why he's trying to stop SEC fiduciary rule

In his Oklahoma Senate campaign, Republican Rep. James Lankford said he doesn't hear from voters about raising investment advice standards for brokers.

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Related Topix: Corporate / Securities Law, Law, US News, US Politics, Representative James Lankford, Republican, US House of Representatives

Federal Computer Week

SEC plans a makeover for EDGAR

What: The Securities and Exchange Commission has a long-term goal of modernizing its online public company filing system called EDGAR .

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Related Topix: Corporate / Securities Law, Law

West Australian

BNP case spurs calls for whistleblower incentives in banking

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has scored big enforcement successes and delivered millions of dollars in awards to whistleblowers under a programme from the 2010 Dodd-Frank overhaul of Wall Street.

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Related Topix: Corporate / Securities Law, Law, Financial Services, US Securities and Exchange Commission

Benzinga

Valeant Complains to SEC Regarding Allergan Claims

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. has contacted both the Autorite des marches financiers in Quebec and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission regarding Allergan Inc.'s apparent attempt to mislead investors and manipulate the market for Valeant common shares by continuing to make false and misleading statements regarding Valeant's ... (more)

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Related Topix: Allergan, Biotech, Corporate / Securities Law, Law, Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, US Securities and Exchange Commission, Financial Services

Bangkok Post

SEC to allow listing of foreign firms

Thailand will allow foreign companies to sell shares on the Thai stock exchange, both in an initial public offering and dual offering to enhance the Thai market's competitiveness.

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Related Topix: Corporate / Securities Law, Law

AmericanBankingNews.com

Orbit International major shareholder Elkhorn Partners Limited Partn Purchases 4,700 Shares

Orbit International major shareholder Elkhorn Partners Limited Partn bought 4,700 shares of Orbit International stock on the open market in a transaction dated Thursday, July 17th.

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Related Topix: Electronics, Orbit International, Corporate / Securities Law, Law

Sun Jul 20, 2014

New York Post

Fight over Dodd-Frank lingers years after its passage

The sweeping financial reform package, signed into law by President Obama four years ago on Monday, has come under renewed attack as congressional Republicans try to pull funding for enforcement and regulators struggle to implement it.

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AmericanBankingNews.com

Insider Selling: Astro-Med major shareholder Sells 1,600 Shares of Stock

Astro-Med major shareholder Alexis Ondis sold 1,600 shares of the company's stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, July 17th.

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Related Topix: Computers, ALOT, Corporate / Securities Law, Law

AmericanBankingNews.com

Frank s International Receives Consensus Rating of "Buy" from Brokerages

Frank s International has earned an average recommendation of "Buy" from the thirteen ratings firms that are currently covering the company, Stock Ratings Network.com reports .

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Related Topix: Corporate / Securities Law, Law

The Motley Fool

Why Warren Buffett Is Hiding $61 Billion in Plain Sight

In most professional disciplines, going to the primary source is the best way to get an unblemished perspective on things.

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Related Topix: Warren Buffett, Corporate / Securities Law, Law, Berkshire Hathaway , Insurance

Zmetro.com

British Government Picks Illumina to Sequence 100,000 Genomes

The British government says that it plans to hire the U.S. gene-sequencing company Illumina to sequence 100,000 human genomes in what is the largest national project to decode the DNA of a populace.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, US Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law

The Motley Fool

Funding War: U.S. Companies Disclose Conflict Mineral Use

This article was written by Oilprice.com -- the leading provider of energy news in the world.

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Related Topix: Congo, Africa, Corporate / Securities Law, Law

Sat Jul 19, 2014

SiliconValley.com

Despite law, companies don't disclose CEO-to-worker pay ration

Four years after a federal law required public companies to disclose the pay gap between their CEOs and other workers, government regulators are still mulling how to put the measure into effect, with proponents saying it's crucial to help halt excessive compensation and critics calling it costly and ill-conceived.

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Related Topix: Barbara Boxer, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Corporate / Securities Law, Law, US Securities and Exchange Commission, Financial Services, Startups, Pillar Data Systems, Hyperion Solutions, Oracle Corporation

The Columbian

Berko: Stay away from IBM, Stansberry

Dear Mr. Berko: Please tell me your opinion of Porter Stansberry, whose newsletter predicts the immediate collapse of the dollar and the stock market and recommends gold and silver.

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Related Topix: Corporate / Securities Law, Law, Sales

AmericanBankingNews.com

Patrick Industries major shareholder Sells $443,900 in Stock

Patrick Industries major shareholder Jeffrey L. Et Al Gendell unloaded 10,000 shares of the stock on the open market in a transaction dated Thursday, July 17th.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Construction, Automakers, Patrick Industries, Retail, Corporate / Securities Law, Law

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