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SEC Sanctions $1B AUM Investment Adviser for Weak Compliance Culture

On June 23, 2015, the SEC censured an investment advisor and its two principals for rickety compliance policies and procedures.[1] Among other things, the SEC found that, due to systemic compliance failures, the advisor overcharged its high net worth clients for their investments in a mutual fund called the Appleseed Fund. 345 more words


Are You A Belligerent Journalist of Unprivileged Persuasion?

The Pentagon has released an 1.176 page manual on what is OK to do to other people and how to rate them in “the do they deserve to live or not” game! 668 more words

Economic Meltdown

UIUC Chancellor Wise Comments on AAUP Censure

Yesterday evening, UIUC Chancellor Phyllis Wise sent out the following mass email:

Dear Colleagues:

I write to address the June 13 vote by the American Association of University Professors to censure the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign administration. 336 more words

Academic Freedom

Les lolos flous de Picasso

Avez-vous su que, en employant toute l’élégance et le savoir-faire qui ont fait leur réputation, les gens qui prennent les décisions chez Fox News ont décidé de flouter les seins des  123 more words

Choses Vues Et Entendues

Face it Facebook (*wink wink*)

A Facebook friend of mine was detained in FB jail for allegedly posting photos that offended someone’s moral values. They got a reprimand and 24 hours “no post, no comment, no like” sentence. 379 more words