Dodd-Frank Panel To Tackle Distrust Among Retail Investors

Law360, New York (June 12, 2012, 6:30 PM EDT) -- In its inaugural meeting Tuesday, an investor advisory committee mandated by the Dodd-Frank financial overhaul signaled it would focus its attention on retail investors, trying to protect and advocate for the interests of oft-overlooked shareholders in hopes of renewing their faith in the markets.

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's Investor Advisory Committee will recommend policy changes related to securities products, trading strategies, fee structures and the effectiveness of disclosure, among other issues, according the SEC. It will also recommend ways to protect investors and promote...
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