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Nov 17, 2017

An odd choice of language by @FINRA, which took it easier on @VirtuFinancial because one of the world's biggest market makers is so small? https://t.co/yyJQrzK3E3

Nov 16, 2017

Other @FinancialCmte bills passed yestdy target influence of proxy advisers e.g. @issgovernance & wld repeal SEC's conflict minerals disclosure rules https://t.co/O2RwmVzhgv

Nov 16, 2017

A few yrs ago Regulation A was capped at $5M. Republicans (and some Ds) now want to raise the fundraising exemption to $75M https://t.co/O2RwmVzhgv

Nov 16, 2017

@EkimoffCPA @IvanaBoastsky @WSJFinReg report also cites lack of "broken windows" sweep in 2017, like 80-odd muni market cases, which Chris is correct SEC signaled at conferences; but notice huge fcpa cases ballooned penalties sum

Nov 15, 2017

SEC issues detailed annual report on 2017 enforcement actions. Several huge FCPA settlements boosted penalty total  https://www.sec.gov/files/enforcement-annual-report-2017.pdf 

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