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Harry Cassin
Publisher and Editor

Andy Spalding
Senior Editor

Jessica Tillipman
Senior Editor

Bill Steinman
Senior Editor

Richard L. Cassin
Editor at Large

Elizabeth K. Spahn
Editor Emeritus

Cody Worthington
Contributing Editor

Julie DiMauro
Contributing Editor

Thomas Fox
Contributing Editor

Marc Alain Bohn
Contributing Editor

Bill Waite
Contributing Editor

Shruti J. Shah
Contributing Editor

Russell A. Stamets
Contributing Editor

Richard Bistrong
Contributing Editor

Eric Carlson
Contributing Editor

Wedbush accused of inadequate market access risk controls

The Securities and Exchange Commission announced charges Friday against Wedbush Securities Inc., a Los Angeles-based market access provider and two of its officials.

The SEC said poor risk controls resulted in Wedbush granting market access to overseas traders without prea-approval and without ensuring they complied with U.S.… Continue Reading

An office mole helped FBI snare California senator

One of California state Sen. Ron Calderon’s own aides helped the FBI run the sting that led to the politician’s arrest in February.

Documents unsealed Friday and obtained by the AP revealed new details about the FBI’s six-year investigation of Calderon and his brother, Tom, a former assemblyman.… Continue Reading

Prominent Romanian businessman arrested for bribing judges

Dan Adamescu, courtesy of B1TVChannel via YouTubeThe Romanian National Anticorruption Directorate arrested businessman Dan Adamescu Friday, charging him with bribing judges to rule in his favor in court cases.

Prosecutors from the anticorruption agency said Adamescu instructed his lawyer and others to pay bribes of 20,000 euros ($27,200) to two judges in December 2013 who were presiding over several insolvency cases involving his companies.… Continue Reading