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SEC Approves FINRA Rule Change to Subject Capital Acquisition Brokers to Pay-to-Play Rules

Posted in Broker-Dealer
On September 29, the Securities and Exchange Commission approved the rule proposal of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority to subject capital acquisition brokers (CABs) to the same pay-to-play restrictions already applicable to non-CAB member firms. As explained in more detail in this Katten advisory, CABs are FINRA members that are engaged in a limited range… Continue Reading

SEC To Approve FINRA and MSRB Pay-To-Play Rules

Posted in Broker-Dealer
On August 25, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued notices (Notices) to the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority and the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB and together with FINRA, SROs) stating that it intends to approve pay-to-play rules proposed by both. In the Notices, the SEC elaborated that the proposals impose substantially equivalent or more stringent… Continue Reading