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    Wells Fargo fined $200M in latest SEC, CFTC off-channel comms sweep


    The Securities and Exchange Commission and Commodity Futures Trading Commission continued their crackdown on financial firms’ recordkeeping failures regarding employee use of off-channel communications with $555 million in total fines levied against nine institutions and their affiliates.

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    Bank of Montreal recruits chief risk officer from Citi


    Bank of Montreal announced the appointment of Piyush Agrawal as chief risk officer, effective Nov. 1. Agrawal joins BMO from Citigroup, where he held the role of chief risk officer for Citibank, N.A. and global head of climate risk since 2021.

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    BMO firms to pay $37M for misleading clients


    Two BMO advisory firms have agreed to pay over $37 million in a settlement with the SEC for misleading clients on aspects of their retail investment advisory program.