The independent research market would suffer from regulation to outlaw soft commissions, but spending on broker research would drop much more significantly, according to a new study by Thomson Financial.
Thomson, which provides research and other content, surveyed 522 buy-side professionals last month to discover how they would react to various regulatory scenarios.
About 65 percent of respondents use soft dollars to pay for at least some third-party independent research, on average using the
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