The SEC and state regulators launch the Investment Adviser Public Disclosure Web site, which offers investors free access to registration documents from more than 9,000 investment advisers. ( )

To better assist those representing clients in the Social Security Administration’s hearings and appeals process, SSA introduces a Web site with information including fee petitions, a model fee agreement, standards of conduct, official forms and links to SSA regulations and manuals. ( )

The Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board sets up a new Web site ( ) containing its accounting and auditing policy committee’s documents.

SEC Commissioner Laura S. Unger says she will leave the agency after nearly four years there, including a six-month stint as acting chairman while the Bush administration sought a successor to Arthur Levitt. ( )


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