Don't Call Them 'Soft' Anymore

Chapman, Peter
October 2005
Traders Magazine;Oct2005, Vol. 18 Issue 245, p16
Trade Publication
Reports that the chief regulatory bodies in the U.S. and Great Britain have decided to stop using the terms soft dollars and soft commissions. Plan of the Securities and Exchange Commission to use the term client commission arrangements; Removal of the phrase soft commissions from regulatory lexicon; Use of commissions to pay for research and execution.


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