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Regulation

  • Texas Judge Restricts Amicus Briefs in DOL 'Fiduciary Rule' Case

    By Melanie Waddell

    The federal judge overseeing the case in Texas against the U.S. Labor Department's fiduciary rule on Wednesday denied considering all but two of the eight amicus briefs filed in the court, allowing only submissions from the Financial Planning Coalition and the American Association for Justice.

  • Commodities Agency Wants Greater Power to Protect Whistleblowers

    By C. Ryan Barber

    The Commodity Futures Trading Commission wants the power to punish companies for retaliating against whistleblowers, a move that would align the agency's stance with the stronger position taken by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. On Tuesday, citing the inconsistency between the agencies, the CFTC proposed discarding its earlier position to instead take a tougher approach toward retaliation.

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Litigation

  • Texas Judge Restricts Amicus Briefs in DOL 'Fiduciary Rule' Case

    By Melanie Waddell

    The federal judge overseeing the case in Texas against the U.S. Labor Department's fiduciary rule on Wednesday denied considering all but two of the eight amicus briefs filed in the court, allowing only submissions from the Financial Planning Coalition and the American Association for Justice.

  • Commodities Agency Wants Greater Power to Protect Whistleblowers

    By C. Ryan Barber

    The Commodity Futures Trading Commission wants the power to punish companies for retaliating against whistleblowers, a move that would align the agency's stance with the stronger position taken by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. On Tuesday, citing the inconsistency between the agencies, the CFTC proposed discarding its earlier position to instead take a tougher approach toward retaliation.

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