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One More Fund Scandal?

Is Paying for Shelf Space a Fraud? Another SEC</div><div class=glossaryItemBody>The United States Securities and Exchange Commission is the federal agency charged with the regulation and oversight of the securities markets, public companies and securities professionals.(…)</div>” href=”https://www.seclaw.com/glossary/sec/” data-gt-translate-attributes='[{“attribute”:”data-cmtooltip”, “format”:”html”}]’>SEC Investigation Into the Mutual Fund Industry By Mark J. Astarita, Esq.   While the market timing “scandal” may turn out to be not such a scandal after all (See Market Timing Is Legal) the publicity hurt the industry – and the […]

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GAO Report on Mutual Fund Fees Released

Makes Recommendations for Improved Disclosure By John M. Baker, Esq. The General Accounting Office released its long-awaited, and long (132 PDF pages), report on mutual fund fees. GAO, Mutual Fund Fees: Additional Disclosure Could Encourage Price Competition, No. GAO/GGD-00-126 (June 2000). The report notes that most investors have focused on […]