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- Using Solicitors to Attract Clients Rule 206(4)-3 under the Investment Advisors Act establishes requirements governing cash payments to solicitors. The rule permits payment of cash referral fees to individuals and companies recommending clients to an RIA, but requires four conditions are first satisfied.
- Agency and Principal Transactions In passing Section 206(3) of the Investment Advisers Act, Congress recognized that principal and agency transactions can be harmful to clients. Such transactions create the opportunity for RIAs to engage in self-dealing.
JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon will testify before the Senate Banking Committee on June 13 regarding the bank's reported $2 billion trading losses, the committee announced Thursday.
The hearing with Dimon (left) had previously been announced for June 7; however, a Senate Banking Committee spokesman said that June 13 is the only date in June that works for both the Senate Banking Committee and Dimon.
On May 22, committee members heard from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Commodity Futures Trading Commisssion (CFTC). At that hearing, both regulators confirmed they were investigating JPMorgan.
The second hearing will be held June 6, with testimony from officials from the Federal Reserve, Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC), Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) as well as the Treasury Department.