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Securities and Exchange Commission and Justice Department’s Antitrust Division Sign Memorandum of Understanding The Securities and Exchange Commission and the Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division have signed an interagency Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to foster cooperation and communication between the agencies with the aim of enhancing competition in the securities industry.

Dmitry Bulkin Joins the Division of Trading and Markets as a Senior Policy Advisor The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Dmitry Bulkin has joined the Division of Trading and Markets as a Senior Policy Advisor. “We are very fortunate to have Dmitry’s expertise at the Commission,” said Brett Redfearn, Director of the Division of Trading and Markets. “His knowledge and experience in electronic trading and market microstructure will be extremely helpful as the Division proceeds with its ambitious policy agenda.”

SEC Names Jennifer S. Leete as Associate Director in Enforcement Division The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Jennifer S. Leete has been named Associate Director in the SEC’s Division of Enforcement. In her new role, she will supervise approximately 50 attorneys, paralegals, and staff responsible for investigating a wide variety of securities law violations.

FINRA Foundation Announces Annual Research Award Recipients The FINRA Investor Education Foundation (FINRA Foundation) recently announced the recipients of its higher-education awards created to recognize outstanding analyses by researchers-in-training who seek to advance understanding of consumer financial wellness and the complex relationships among financial literacy, financial capability and financial well-being.

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