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In This Issue:
Bi-Partisan Senate Bill Proposed to Authorize Larger SEC Penalties; The CFTC Proposes New Ownership and Control Reports Rules and Forms; The Fed Adopts Final Debit Card Fraud-Prevention Adjustment Rule;...more
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