Updated Thursday, October 2, 2014 as of 12:29 PM ET
FINRA Advances CARDS Proposal, But With an Ear to Industry
FINRA has issued a long-awaited regulatory notice outlining the proposal for a controversial data-sharing system known as CARDS, asking for comments from the industry and other stakeholders.
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