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Author Peterson, Andrew, 1978-

Title White collar crime in the mutual fund industry / Andrew Peterson
Published El Paso : LFB Scholarly Pub., 2012
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 163 pages)
Series Criminal justice : recent scholarship
Criminal justice (LFB Scholarly Publishing LLC)
Contents Mutual funds, their history, and this scandal -- Cases from the mutual fund scandal -- Spitzer and the New York Attorney General's office -- Federal regulators and self-regulatory organizations -- Lessons learned
Summary Peterson examines conditions and structures that led to abuses in the mutual fund industry. He seeks to provide understanding of not only the scandal's causes and its effects on investors, but also the regulatory response and reformation process. He breaks the scandal down into three parts: its root causes, regulatory responses by various actors, and attempts at reform and regulation. Key themes (e.g., why attorney generals were more successful in prosecuting this scandal than the SEC) are then identified to aid in a holistic understanding of the market timing and late trading scandal. The fin
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Mutual funds -- Corrupt practices -- New York (State)
Securities fraud -- New York (State)
White collar crimes -- New York (State)
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1593326033 (electronic bk.)
9781593326036 (electronic bk.)
(hardcover alk. paper)