The Neutral Corner, the FINRA Office of Dispute Resolution’s newsletter for neutrals serving its dispute resolution forum, issues now on a quarterly basis;
ET TU, MASSACHUSETTS? SECRETARY GALVIN ANNOUNCES INTENTION TO CRAFT FIDUCIARY RULE. Following the leads of Connecticut, Maryland, Nevada, and New Jersey, Massachusetts announced its intention to move ahead with its own fiduciary rule.
The SEC will be voting on approving Reg Best Interest and related proposed regulations at an open meeting on June 5.
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FINRA has issued a Regulatory Notice seeking comments on Rule changes aimed at better protecting investors from firms with significant regulatory histories. Arbitration is prominently mentioned throughout.
Just when we thought the Department of Labor’s (“DOL”) Fiduciary Standard Rule was officially dead, comes word that the Department may be taking another run at a Rule.