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FINRA Seeks Comment On Senior Protection Rules
On August 9, 2019, FINRA issued Regulatory Notice 19-27 requesting comments on its rules and administrative processes that most directly apply to financial exploitation of senior investors.
United States
2 Sep 2019
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Update On Proposed NAIC Amendments Affecting Insurance Company Buyers Of Structured Notes
As we reported in the prior issue, the National Association of Insurance Commissioners Valuation of Securities Task Force would be considering the recommendation from the Director of the NAIC Securities Valuation Office.
United States
2 Sep 2019
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FINRA Reminds Firms To Engage With The SEC On Regulation Best Interest
On August 7, 2019, FINRA issued Regulatory Notice 19-26, which reminded member firms that Regulation Best Interest and the related Form CRS relationship summary were each adopted by the SEC on June 5, 2019.
United States
2 Sep 2019
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Volcker Rule Revisions Adopted By Agencies
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation ("FDIC"), Office of the Comptroller of the Currency ("OCC"), Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System ("Federal Reserve"),
United States
2 Sep 2019
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FIMSAC Approves Recommendation For Investor Education Regarding Retail Notes
In a meeting held on July 29, 2019, the SEC's Fixed Income Market Structure Advisory Committee ("FIMSAC") unanimously approved its Corporate Bond Transparency Subcommittee's
United States
2 Sep 2019
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Clayton Comes Out Swinging Against Critics Of Regulation Best Interest
In a speech on July 8, 2019, SEC Chair Jay Clayton responded to criticism of Regulation Best Interest, setting out his arguments in a concise, step-by-step rebuttal.
United States
6 Aug 2019
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Insurance Company Buyers Of Structured Notes Should Consider Proposed NAIC Amendments
The NAIC Valuation of Securities (E) Task Force will have its first opportunity to consider the SVO's recommendation at its meeting on August 4, 2019.
United States
6 Aug 2019
8
Reminder: The EU Prospectus Regulation Is Effective – Key Legal Facts
The minimum content requirements for issuer and securities disclosures remain essentially unchanged.
European Union
6 Aug 2019
9
FINRA Sanctions A Brokerage For Failure To Reasonably Supervise Securities Transactions
FINRA found that Dealer received but did not review the alerts.
United States
6 Aug 2019
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FINRA Increases Margin Requirements For ETNs And Options On ETNs
Debt securities, which include ETNs, are margin securities.
United States
6 Aug 2019
11
FINRA Reminds Firms Of Their TRACE Reporting Obligations
FINRA recently issued a Trade Reporting Notice to remind firms they must report any transaction in a "TRACE-Eligible Security" unless an exception applies.
United States
5 Aug 2019
12
The SEC Adds Its Voice To The LIBOR Chorus
In a public statement dated July 12, 2019, the SEC's Divisions of Corporation Finance, Investment Management and Trading and Markets, and the Office of the Chief Accountant, encouraged market participants ...
United States
5 Aug 2019
13
Refresher: Using Free Writing Prospectuses For Structured Notes Offerings
With the SEC's Securities Offering Reforms in December 2005 came a new tool for offering securities: the free writing prospectus.
United States
13 Jun 2019
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House Passes Resolutions On Financial Literacy And Support For Elderly
On April 30, 2019, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H. R. 328, Supporting the Protection of Elders Through Financial Literacy and H.R. 1876, the Senior Security Act of 2019.
United States
11 Jun 2019
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OCIE's Retail Investor Protection Focus
On April 29, 2019, Securities and Exchange Commission Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations Director Peter Driscoll delivered a speech on the OCIE's 2019 priorities, in which he identified, among other priorities, the following:
United States
10 Jun 2019
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Unsuitable Sales Of Leveraged ETFs Draw FINRA's Ire; Text Messaging Violates Communications Rules
The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc. has been quite clear on its views of "non-traditional exchange traded products," such as leveraged inverse exchange-traded notes and exchange-traded funds.
United States
10 Jun 2019
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New QFC Stay Rules Affect Dealer Agreements And Distribution Agreements
Starting in 2019, U.S. globally systemically important banking organizations ("GSIBs") and their subsidiaries worldwide, as well as the U.S. subsidiaries, branches and agencies of foreign GSIBs
United States
25 Jan 2019
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United Kingdom Financial Services Legislation In The Aftermath Of A No-Deal Brexit—What Potential Changes To UK Securities Laws And Regulations Should Issuers Of Securities Be Aware Of?
A significant portion of the law and regulation applicable in the United Kingdom (the "UK") pre-Brexit is derived from the European Union ("EU").
European Union
25 Jan 2019
19
SEC Investor Advocate Report On Activities For Fiscal Year 2018: Survey Results Regarding Investment Advice
The Office of the Investor Advocate released its "Report on Activities for the Fiscal Year 2018" (the "Report").2 During the 2018 fiscal year, the Investor Advocate focused significant attention
United States
25 Jan 2019
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OCIE Risk Alert On Electronic Messaging
The Securities and Exchange Commission's Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations released a Risk Alert on December 14, 2018 encouraging investment advisers to review their Investment Advisers Act of 1940 ...
United States
22 Jan 2019
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