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March 6, 2018

Merrill Lynch and Fidelity Face Off in Legal Brawl Over 200 Clients
Broker’s actions allegedly threaten $528 million in Fidelity client assets.
Morgan Stanley Is Strategically Withdrawing TROs
Damage is done to departing advisors even if temporary restraining orders are withdrawn — but more careful exits could mean fewer TROs in the future.
Wells Fargo Wealth Probe Will Hurt Recruitment
After fake accounts scandal, investigation seen as yet another impediment.
Advisors Could Be the Weakest Cybersecurity Link at Their Firm
Cybersecurity conference highlights the need for firms to step up their protection.
Merrill Lynch Loses $180M Duo to Raymond James
Team includes rep who’d spent her entire 31-year financial services career at Merrill Lynch.
Former FA Accused of $250K Theft Picked Up at Logan
Former broker allegedly moved to the Ukraine for several months thinking he could avoid extradition.