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New Soft Dollar Rules

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Soft dollar arrangements generally arise when an adviser receives research or brokerage products or services from a broker-dealer in exchange for placing securities transactions with that broker-dealer. In order to receive the products or services, the adviser may pay more than the lowest possible commission rate. Because the research and brokerage services are provided in exchange for client commission dollars (i.e., soft dollars), and because commissions are viewed as client assets, an adviser could be viewed as breaching its fiduciary duty to clients by using client assets for its own benefit. Section 28(e) of the Securities ...
containing 52 cards. The basic rules of the game involve adding the value of an initial two card hand in hopes of being dealt a value of twenty-one. If a value of less than twenty-one is dealt, the player may choose to be dealt single cards until they either reach a value of twenty one, reach a value they feel comfortable to play, or reach a value that exceeds twenty-one. The winner holds a hand with a value of, or nearest to, twenty-one without exceeding it. The game is played in many variations at casinos with different table rules. Much of blackjack's popularity is due to the mix of chance, skill, and the publicity that ...
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Auerback: The ECB is the New “United States of Europe” « naked ...
Only a closer union can save the euro. In the longer term, it will be necessary to put in place a permanent fiscal arrangement through which the central euro zone authorities distribute funds to be used by member nations. Ideally this should be in the hands of the equivalent to a national treasury responsible to an elected body of representatives—in this case, the European Parliament. But politically, this is a non-starter, particularly in today’s environment. Germany in particular would only accede to a “United States of Europe” run on German lines, in effect making the euro zone a “United States of Germany” or, at the very ... market research, surveys and trends
Baron, Jerome Seymour
(CRD # 13158, Registered Principal, Woodbury, New York) and Brean Murray, Carret & Co., LLC (CRD # 23723, New York, New York) submitted a Letter of Acceptance, Waiver and Consent in which the firm and Baron were censured and fined $15,000 jointly and severally. The firm was also fined an additional $166,500, ordered to pay $2,485.09, plus interest, in restitution to investors, and required to revise its written supervisory procedures regarding its supervisory system, procedures and qualifications, best execution, anti-intimidation/coordination, trade reporting, sales transactions, trading halts, soft dollar accounts and trading, ... market research, surveys and trends

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Are We Better Off: The Billion-Dollar Loophole | Mother Jones
If there were a prize for the most creative attempt to evade the new campaign finance rules, it would have to go to Tom DeLay, the House Majority whip. Faced with the new rules promulgated by the 2002 McCain-Feingold finance reform law – rules which prevent office holders from collecting the unregulated five- and six-figure ‘soft money' checks that so colored political campaigns in the 1990s — the Texas Republican has gone philanthropic. Late last year, DeLay fashioned a charity, Celebrations for Children, ostensibly to funnel money to other charities' youth programs. But the most ambitious, ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Emerging Developments in Hedge Fund Law | Thompson Hine LLP
case clearly demonstrated the Securities and Exchange Commission�s commitment to more comprehensively regulate the hedge fund universe; however, how the SEC will achieve this goal is uncertain. In the months following the Goldstein decision the SEC has proposed a new antifraud rule, a new �accredited investor� standard for private offerings, and may be using soft dollar rules to regulate hedge fund advisers. Nevertheless, regardless of the SEC�s success in regulating hedge funds either directly or indirectly, hedge fund managers should note their common law obligations to act as fiduciaries of hedge funds. On December 27, ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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The SEC's New Soft Dollar Rules: Full and - alert - SEC ...
SEC's New Soft Dollar Rules. Step 1: Are the Services and/or Products Eligible Under the Safe Harbor? Money managers may use client commissions to pay only ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Commission Guidance Regarding Client Commission Practices Under ...
review the adviser's compensation, including any “soft dollar” benefits the ... since the founding of the New York Stock Exchange nearly two hundred years earlier. ..... confirmation rules and reporting of the trade under NASD rules, ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
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New rules for the dollar standard game are proposed for ...... parity regime, soft dollar pegging is prevalent: governments, forced to act individually, are ...
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