Susan Antilla

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California Court Overrules an Unfair Finra Arbitration, Forcing Broker to Leave Black Mark on Record

California Court Overrules an Unfair Finra Arbitration, Forcing Broker to Leave Black Mark on Record

After an Oregon investor settled her complaint against stockbroker Kathleen J. Tarr, Tarr's former employer tried to expunge the case from her record. A battle royal ensued.

Finance Execs Fill 'Public' Board Seats at Finra, the Regulator that Promises Investor Protection

Finance Execs Fill 'Public' Board Seats at Finra, the Regulator that Promises Investor Protection

The powerful Board of Governors at Finra divvies up board seats among 'public' and 'industry' members. So why is Finra letting people from the financial world take the public seats?

Anita Hill: Roger Ailes Case Reminds Us to Stop Coddling Harassers

Anita Hill: Roger Ailes Case Reminds Us to Stop Coddling Harassers

The complaint filed by former Fox personality Gretchen Carlson against Roger Ailes has put sexual harassment in the headlines. Anita Hill weighs in on how to fix this workplace problem.

Don't Kid Yourself: Departures of Roger Ailes, Kevin Roberts Change Nothing in Sex Discrimination

Don't Kid Yourself: Departures of Roger Ailes, Kevin Roberts Change Nothing in Sex Discrimination

In a matter of weeks, two senior executives at global businesses lost their jobs related to sex harassment claims or clueless talk about gender. A revolution, or a blip?

Women at Fox News, Goldman Sachs: 'No Discrimination to See Here, Folks, Just Keep Moving Along'

Women at Fox News, Goldman Sachs: 'No Discrimination to See Here, Folks, Just Keep Moving Along'

Many women at Fox News have come out in resounding support of their embattled CEO Roger Ailes, who was sued for sexual harassment. Do their opinions matter?

The One Thing About Financial Literacy Wall Street Doesn't Want You to Learn

The One Thing About Financial Literacy Wall Street Doesn't Want You to Learn

Finra's Investor Education Foundation released a study Tuesday that said financial literacy has declined since 2009. A big part of the problem is the wrong people are doing the teaching.

The Unbelievable Story of One Broker and Her Firm Fighting to Clean Her Tarnished Record

The Unbelievable Story of One Broker and Her Firm Fighting to Clean Her Tarnished Record

Dozens of former AT&T employees filed complaints after Kathleen J. Tarr put them in high-commission products like non-traded REITs. She and her former firm want to clean up her record.

How Bad Financial Advice Can Literally Make You Sick

How Bad Financial Advice Can Literally Make You Sick

It's bad enough that so many investors lose money at the hands of incompetent or corrupt advisers. But when stress-related health problems kick in, some are victimized a second time.

How Wall Street Keeps Outrageous Gender Bias Quiet 20 Years After the Boom-Boom Room

How Wall Street Keeps Outrageous Gender Bias Quiet 20 Years After the Boom-Boom Room

Hopes for reform were high when women at Smith Barney filed a discrimination lawsuit 20 years ago last month. Since then, the industry has worked hard to keep complaints quiet.

It's Time for Your Finra Hearing. Do You Know Who Your Arbitrator Is?

It's Time for Your Finra Hearing. Do You Know Who Your Arbitrator Is?

Finra's arbitrator pool has included everyone from a disgraced judge to a person who posed as a lawyer. The latest: a brokerage executive who was just fined and suspended.