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Bill Myers has been a journalist for more than two decades in Chicago, Cambodia and Washington, DC. He has covered regulatory affairs across the capital's alphabet soup, including the FCC, HHS, the FDA, and the Hill. He started his career at the late, great City News Bureau of Chicago (motto: "If your mother says she loves you—check it out.")
The Trump Administration’s proposed overhaul of the Volcker Rule should go even further by making clear that it may take more than three years to ...
Crooks are like the virus—once they attach to you, it’s hard to get rid of them. Unlike the coronavirus, they’re not going to kill you, ...
The SEC is weighing changes to its two decades old “Names Rule,” hoping to accommodate the realities of a more complicated world financial system. The ...
Attorneys General of 21 states are urging the Trump Administration to freeze all rulemaking and focus on the COVID-19 pandemic. In a letter to Russel ...
Broker-dealers who advance their customers cash from sweep accounts won’t have the outlay count against their net assets while they wait for banks to make ...
Investment advisers will be able to borrow from sister funds during the coronavirus pandemic, the SEC has announced. The March 23 order allows funds to ...
The SEC is relaxing many of its rules as the coronavirus continues to burn through the world economy, but the agency’s top enforcers have issued ...
Broker-dealers and even investment advisers who are worried about complying with European research rules that conflict with American law shouldn’t wait to get their affairs ...
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SEC enforcement should focus on finding individuals responsible for wrongdoing, Democratic Commissioner Allison Herren Lee told a crowd of compliance professionals at the Investment Adviser ...
Private funds will be the subject of their own separate risk alert later this year, OCIE Director Pete Driscoll says. “That’s something we’ve been getting ...
Activist investor Jeffrey Eberwein has gotten himself back into hot water with the SEC, this time for failing to disclose conflicts of interests as he ...
The SEC has closed the books again on one of the biggest insider trading scandals of this century. Under a consent decree entered in federal ...
Compliance officers often complain that they don’t have enough authority in their funds. Too far removed from decisions, too siloed from the bigger company, you’ve ...
Banks would be allowed to invest in several different kinds of private funds under a massive new set of reforms being considered by Washington regulators. ...
SEC Chairman Jay Clayton has told advocates that he is open to shortening the seven-day delay written into a proposed proxy advisor rule (RCW, Nov. ...
The latest proposed revision to the Volcker rule
The SEC’s pursuit of a personal injury lawyer accused of bilking stricken former football players out of their lives’ savings has dragged a private Houston ...
A convicted hedge fund swindler took “rebranding” to new extremes by inventing a whole new identity in order to con investors in a crypto-currency, federal ...
A former healthcare analyst at a private fund has agreed to a three-year bar and will pay nearly $135,000 to settle claims that he helped ...
The SEC has filed civil fraud charges against a pair of New England men and the private fund they ran—a fund that Massachusetts regulators say ...
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