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IOSCO consults on proposed policy measures to protect investors of OTC leveraged products

The International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) has issued a consultation report proposing policy measures for its members to consider when addressing the risks arising from the offer and sale of over-the-counter (OTC) leveraged products to retail clients. The OTC … Continue reading

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Development of Potentially Preventable Hospitalization Measures for Home Health Agencies Panelist Nominations Due 9/22

Nominations are due February 22, 2018 for a Technical Expert Panel (TEP) to develop potentially preventable hospitalization/readmission measures for Home Health Agencies (HHAs) including standardized items and specifications such as inclusion/exclusion criteria, and patient and facility characteristics–factors associated with outcome … Continue reading

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New Safety Measures to Combat Pedestrian Deaths

Pedestrian deaths continue to increase across the U.S, and South Carolina is no stranger to the trend. From 2003 through 2012, 1,020 persons died while walking in South Carolina. Nationally during the same time period, 47,025 pedestrians died, which represented … Continue reading

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Further Future of Financial Advice Measures Bill (FOFA Tranche 2)

The Government has released the exposure draft and Explanatory Memorandum of the Corporations Amendment (Further Future of Financial Advice Measures) Bill 2011 for the second and final tranche of draft legislation on the FOFA reforms for public comment. ( See … Continue reading

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Former Commissioner Atkins Cautions that Legislative Reorganization of the SEC Should Avoid Prescriptive Measures

While applauding the SEC Reorganization Act introduced by Financial Services Committee Chair Spencer Bachus (R-Ala), former SEC Commissioner Paul Atkins cautioned that parts of the draft legislation may be too prescriptive. In testimony before the Committee, he said that the … Continue reading

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