Susan Antilla

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Even Snowden Would Have His Hands Full Cracking Wall Street's Arbitration Secrets

Even Snowden Would Have His Hands Full Cracking Wall Street's Arbitration Secrets

Brokerage firms don't allow their customers to go to court when they have a grievance. But when investor advocates try to probe Wall Street's private arbitration, they get shut down.

Wall Street's Best Lies, Tricks and Doublespeak in 2014

Wall Street's Best Lies, Tricks and Doublespeak in 2014

Did you hear the one about the investor-literacy advocate who fought against rules to protect investors? Wall Street was a big winner in the Hypocrisy Derby this year.

SIFMA's Blunders Among Ordinary Investors' Worst Moments in 2014

SIFMA's Blunders Among Ordinary Investors' Worst Moments in 2014

Susan Antilla reveals the Wall Street firms and regulators who have 'won' her awards for giving ordinary investors some of their worst moments in 2014.

SEC Boasts Record Wins but Powerful Execs Remain at Large

SEC Boasts Record Wins but Powerful Execs Remain at Large

Officials at the SEC have been on a brag-fest about the agency's record 755 enforcement cases in fiscal 2014. A closer look shows top executives have not been snared.

SEC Takes Victory Lap But CEOs at Big Banks Still Dodging Bullets

SEC Takes Victory Lap But CEOs at Big Banks Still Dodging Bullets

The Securities and Exchange Commission suffered a setback earlier this month when the criminal insider trading conviction of two former hedge fund managers was overturned.

RCS Capital Pulled Into American Realty Capital's Accounting Mess

RCS Capital Pulled Into American Realty Capital's Accounting Mess

TheStreet Foundation founding fellow Susan Antilla explains how RCS Capital has been dragged into American Realty Capital Properties' accounting scandal, which are both controlled by real estate mogul Nicholas Schorsch.

Schorsch's RCS Capital Had Accounting Deficiencies, SEC Filings Say

Schorsch's RCS Capital Had Accounting Deficiencies, SEC Filings Say

Nicholas Schorsch's RCS Capital got a clean bill of health from an outside law firm, the company told investors Thursday. But what about those accounting deficiencies last year?

American Realty Capital Properties Just One Problem for Chairman Schorsch

American Realty Capital Properties Just One Problem for Chairman Schorsch

Nicholas Schorsch's American Reality Capital Properties got a black eye for 'intentional' accounting errors. J.P Turner Associates, a brokerage firm he bought this year has a few problems, too.

'Stupid' or 'Crooked' Behind Schorsch's Real Estate Empire

'Stupid' or 'Crooked' Behind Schorsch's Real Estate Empire

Shares of one of the country's real estate investment firms are continuing to fall.

No Big Loss if Insurance Costs Put Brokers Out of Business

No Big Loss if Insurance Costs Put Brokers Out of Business

A bar association of lawyers who fight for investors in arbitration has a new agenda to push for insurance that would cover brokers who have no money in the bank.