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Ackerman’s Take: Exchanges’ Complaints May Backfire

wsj.com — Criticism is ironic as the SEC has bent over backward to cater to both NYSE and Nasdaq officials To read the full story, Join Now or Sign In Join Now Sign In This is the kind of news coverage and analysis you can access exclusively as a WSJ Pro Member.

SEC Eases Reporting for Audits of Trading

wsj.com — DOW JONES, A NEWS CORP COMPANY News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. WASHINGTON-U.S. regulators are altering plans for a multibillion-dollar computer system to monitor trades on stock exchanges and other markets to blunt criticism that the project would be expensive and to speed the system's implementation.

NYSE Official Criticizes Trading Fee Plan

wsj.com — WASHINGTON-A top U.S. stock-exchange official criticized a plan to curb a fee system that is a major source of revenue for exchanges and some high-frequency trading firms, saying the plan would have the unintended consequence of raising trading costs.

Warren Criticizes SEC for Allowing Steven Cohen’s Return to Hedge Funds

wsj.com — WASHINGTON-Elizabeth Warren is once again taking aim at Wall Street's top cop, saying it has let down investors by allowing Steven A. Cohen back into the hedge-fund business. The Massachusetts Democrat says the fact that the billionaire is starting a new hedge-fund firm, roughly two months after a settlement with the Securities and Exchange Commission, "is an unacceptable outcome from the nation's primary enforcer of securities...

Warren criticises SEC for allowing Steven Cohen’s return to hedge funds

efinancialnews.com — Elizabeth Warren is once again taking aim at Wall Street's top cop, saying it has let down investors by allowing Steven Cohen back into the hedge-fund business. The Massachusetts Democrat says the fact that the billionaire is starting a new hedge-fund firm, roughly two months after a settlement with the Securities and Exchange Commission, "is an unacceptable outcome from the nation's primary enforcer of securities laws".

New rules curbing Wall Street pay announced

efinancialnews.com — US regulators proposed requiring the nation's largest banks and financial firms to hold back executives' bonus pay for four years, extending by a year the common industry practice on Wall Street incentive payouts. The plan would also require a minimum period of seven years for the biggest firms to "claw back" bonuses if it turns out an executive's actions hurt the institution.

Ackerman’s Take: Why Hedge Funds Are Getting Another Look

wsj.com — The Financial Stability Oversight Council lobbed a bomb this week, warning it is concerned about leverage, or borrowed money, at some large hedge funds, as well as the inability of any single regulator to get a complete picture of the risk profile of a given fund.

Ackerman’s Take: The SEC’s Mission Creep

wsj.com — A common complaint about the SEC is that nothing it does is simple. The latest case in point is Wednesday's expected "concept release" on corporate disclosure, the most significant thing to come out of Chairman Mary Jo White's initiative to simplify the mountain of filings from public companies.

CFTC Official Criticizes House Funding Plan

wsj.com — Agency and Obama administration want an increase, while House Republicans seek to keep funding flat To read the full story, Join Now or Sign In Join Now Sign In This is the kind of news coverage and analysis you can access exclusively as a WSJ Pro Member.

Schumer, Warren oppose Democrat pick to join SEC

marketwatch.com — WASHINGTON -- A handful of Senate Democrats on Thursday said they would oppose their own party's nominee to a vacancy on the Securities and Exchange Commission, citing concerns over whether she would support rules forcing companies to disclose political-spending activities. The concerns raise hurdles for the nominee, Lisa Fairfax, a George Washington University Law School professor, to win Senate confirmation.
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RT @davidamichaels: Finra issues first report cards on bad-boy brokers that might be spoofing via @ryanjtracy wsj.com/articles/finra…

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More on the rules @TylerGellasch says don't actually cost banks that much (though CFTC and Wall St. firms disagree): on.wsj.com/1Ehupfn

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.@TylerGellasch tells @HouseAgNews costs of capital on cleared swaps amount to cost of ham sandwich on $100,000 swap pic.twitter.com/6gEEeNpTmW

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RT @ChristopherNagy: . @HouseAgNews Subcommittee on Commodity Exchanges Hearing on the Impact of Capital and Margin Requirements: https://tagriculture.house.gov/calendar/event…co/mK9nFSsTyH

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RT @AlexatTabb: Big news on The CAT. The SEC is opening up their plan for public comment, Including a 50 ms timestamp standard. Should be interesting.


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