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Relief for M&A Brokers in Form of No-Action Letter

Recently, the Division of Trading and Markets ("the Division") of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission released a no-action letter indicating that the staff of the SEC would not recommend enforcement action against an "M&A Broker", even though that person or firm will receive compensation for assisting in the private sale of the stock of a target company. Those in the financial industry have long argued that the role of an M&A Broker is different from that of institutional brokerages and those qualified as such should not have to deal with the full costs and regulatory burdens associated with broker-dealer registration. More >

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