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Meta Fined €265 million by Irish Data Regulator For Failing to Protect Against Data Scraping

Social media platforms are being held liable under European data privacy regulations for publicly available data scraped from their websites.  Meta recently received a €265 million ($280 million) fine levied ...

US Department of Labor Implements Rule Permitting ESG Investments for Retirement Plans

The US Department of Labor finalized a rule allowing US retirement plans to use ESG investments, reversing a Trump administration rule.  The new regulation will take effect the end of ...

UK Considers Loosening MiFID II Equity Research Rules

UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, Jeremy Hunt recently promised a set of regulatory changes by the end of next year that should boost economic growth in London – including in ...

2022 Euro IRP Member Survey: IRPs Remain Concerned over Predatory Pricing from Sell-Side Research Groups

The recently released 2022 Euro IRP Member Study revealed a number of key findings, including concerns from over 70% of survey participants about predatory pricing from sell-side investment banks regarding ...
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After Six Years, LinkedIn Wins Web Scraping Case Against hiQ

After a marathon legal battle that went to the Supreme Court and hastened the demise of hiQ Labs, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California ruled that ...

MiFID II: “No matter where you go, there you are!”

The following guest article was written by Robert Nowicki, a commission management consultant with more than twenty years of experience managing the global commission management divisions of major Wall Street ...

US Department of Labor Finalizes Rule Permitting ESG Investments for Retirement Plans

US retirement plans will be allowed to use ESG investments under regulation sent by the Department of Labor to the Biden administration for final approval.  The new rules are expected ...
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One MIFID II Payment Solution May Be Risky for Brokers

Over the past few months, both the buy and sell-side have been discussing various ways to address the SEC’s recent announcement that they will not extend the SIFMA “no action” ...

Webinar: SEC No Action Relief for MiFID II Clients to End

Global agency broker, StoneX will be hosting a live webinar featuring three industry experts this Tuesday, September 20th at 11:00 am to discuss the impact of the SEC’s recent announcement ...

Two More States Pass Data Privacy Laws

Although the US Congress may finally be getting serious about passing a national data privacy law, state-level regulations continue to proliferate.  Connecticut and Utah joined California, Colorado and Virginia in ...
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