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Sunday, April 11, 2010

FINRA Warns About Misleading Disclosure in Bond Funds

FINRA reportedly has sent letters to broker-dealer affiliates of bond funds that it is getting tough on the use of weighted-average bond ratings that have not been assessed by credit rating agencies and called the practice misleading.  The notices may be a consequence of the Morgan Keegan enforcement proceedings brought by FINRA, the SEC and several states, alleging that the firm mispriced its bond funds.  InvNews, Finra cracks down on credit disclosure

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