recently sent a letter to broker-dealers asking them to confirm that they do not incent brokers for selling its funds, InvestmentNews reported
According to the article, the letter implied that broker-dealers who did not sign a document confirming that they do not use sales incentive programs would be ineligible for future revenue sharing money.
The letter also prohibited broker-dealers from using ticket charges to sell funds.
in late June that American Funds manager Capital Research
was under investigation by the SEC
for directed brokerage practices.
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