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Red-Tape Bill Threatens Financial Reform
Originally Posted: 11/08/2012 - 11:51am | Type: Blog

The lame-duck Senate may move forward on a bill that would hamstring the SEC as it works to fight fraud and implement financial regulatory reform, tying up the agency in needless red tape and lawsuits. ...

A Step Forward: The SEC Releases Rules on Conflict Minerals and Transparency
Originally Posted: 08/27/2012 - 10:59am | Type: Blog

The rule will require companies to publicly disclose whether or not they use conflict minerals — tin, tungsten, tantalum, and gold — that originated in eastern Congo or neighboring countries in the manufacturi ...

In Congress, a Bipartisan Effort to Hold Wall Street Accountable
Originally Posted: 07/23/2012 - 1:19pm | Type: Blog

Bill would give securities regulator authority to levy tougher fines for alleged Wall Street criminals. Reuters reports: "Senators are planning to introduce a bi ...