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The 2008 collapse focused attention on how to better protect investors from securities sellers and advisers who purport to offer unbiased advice, yet do not disclose meaningful conflicts of interest. The push to protect ordinary investors by imposing a uniform fiduciary duty for brokers and investment advisers has gained momentum. This Article examines differences in the standard of care currently owed by financial professionals and the arguments for and against imposing a uniform fiduciary standard.



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