Daily Archives: April 20, 2015, 6:39 pm

Volcker urges sweeping regulatory reform – MarketWatch

The report outlines “much-needed reform of the financial regulatory structure” and calls for urgency in implementing reforms. A major change the Volcker report advocates is combining the Securities and Exchange Commission, the main regulator of securities, and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, which oversees futures and options, into a new regulator designed to better protect investors. via Volcker urges sweeping…

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Hillary Clinton to Tap Former Wall Street Regulator as CFO — CFO.com

In a move seen as an appeal to the progressive wing of the Democratic Party, Hillary Clinton is reportedly going to tap Gary Gensler, former regulator and advocate of the Dodd-Frank legislation, to be her presidential campaign’s chief financial officer, according to a Bloomberg exclusive Thursday. The information was obtained from an unnamed Democratic source. via Hillary Clinton to Tap Former…

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A Non-Insider Trading Case in the District of Massachusetts | Cady Bar the Door

That thought might have occurred to Carmen Ortiz, the U.S. Attorney for the District of Massachusetts.  Late last month, her office filed a criminal complaint against James Dunham with many of the hallmarks of an insider trading case, but without some of those annoying elements.  The prosecutors didn’t call it an insider trading case, filed under Section 10(b) of the…

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