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Securities Markets: Clearly Defined 'Chinese Wall' Standards Have Been Issued

GGD-91-115 Published: Aug 21, 1991. Publicly Released: Sep 20, 1991.
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Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) oversight of broker-dealer Chinese Walls, which are the policies and procedures for deterring and detecting the abuse of material, nonpublic information (MNPI) through insider trading.

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