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Thematic Focus: Gender Issues

Several studies have been published recently that focus on young male refugees:"Agent, Victim, Soldier, Son: Intersecting Masculinities in the European ‘Refugee Crisis'," Chapter in A Gendered Approach to the Syrian Refugee Crisis (Routledge, 2017) [preprint]Being Stuck in Vulnerability: The Situation … Continue reading

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FINRA Censures & Fines Next Financial for Supervisory issues

Next Financial Group– New Procedures but Misconduct Reportedly Continues According to the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on Tuesday, the regulator has fined Next Financial Group Inc.  $750,000 as part of a settlement for several supervisory violations. This is not … Continue reading

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ABA issues ethical guidance on when judges should use the internet for independent factual research

“The American Bar Association Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility has issued Formal Opinion 478  that provides the nation’s judicial branch guidance related to the ethical boundaries of independent factual research on the internet. The guidance is consistent with … Continue reading

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Deciding If Personal Bankruptcy Is Right For You – Issues To Consider

Make sure you know how to differentiate between Chapter 13 and Chapter 7. Investigate the benefits and pitfalls of both. Online resources may be able to provide all the information you need. If anything you see is unclear or doesn’t … Continue reading

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DOL Issues Exemption for Certain Types of Investment Advice

The U.S. Department of Labor's Employee Benefits Security Administration today issued a final regulation that is intended to improve workers' access to quality fiduciary investment advice. The regulation implements a prohibited transaction exemption under an amendment to the Employee Retirement… … Continue reading

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