Financial Regulatory Forum

Brokerages stumble on following in-house supervision rules – study

By Guest Contributor
September 11, 2012

By Suzanne Barlyn

CORONADO, Calif., (Reuters) – Wall Street’s brokerages are falling short when it comes to policing their brokers, according to a nationwide series of examinations by state regulators.

MF Global bankruptcy shows regulatory resolve

By Guest Contributor
November 1, 2011

By Nick Paraskeva

Nov. 1 (Thomson Reuters Accelus) -┬áThe collapse of MF Global Holdings is the first major U.S. financial bankruptcy since new Dodd-Frank insolvency laws ended the doctrine of “too big to fail,” as well as being the first U.S. failure attributable to the Euro crisis. While the collapse is expected to be handled under pre-Dodd Frank bankruptcy laws and under the Securities Investor Protection Corp., it may signal that regulators are prepared to take earlier action when they see uncovered financial risks.