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“The Opinions Offered Today Are Mine Alone And Do Not Represent The Commission” — A Summary Of Recent Remarks From SEC And CFTC Officials

Posted in CFTC, SEC
Selflessly, Blaine Doyle recently attended a presentation here in Chicago by the SEC and CFTC, so you didn’t have to do it yourself.  Here is his recount of the highlights. – Alan Anyone who has sat through a talk by financial regulators is undoubtedly familiar with the refrain from the individuals that they do not… Continue Reading

Lost at Sea: Why FINRA’s Lack of Formal Guidance to CCOs Could Leave Them Adrift in Dangerous Regulatory Waters

Posted in Compliance, Defenses, Disciplinary Process, FINRA
In Homer’s epic poem the Odyssey, Odysseus and the crew of his ship are faced with the impossible choice of either sailing closer to Charybdis, a whirlpool capable of sinking their entire ship, or, alternatively, to Scylla, a sea monster just as deadly.  Odysseus’ dilemma sprang to mind as I listened to a presentation last… Continue Reading