Investment advisory firm Taberna Capital Management will pay $21 million to settle charges that it fraudulently retained fees belonging to collateralized debt obligation (CDO) clients. An SEC investigation found that Taberna did not inform CDO clients that it was retaining payments known as “exchange fees” obtained in connection with restructuring transactions. Retention of the exchange fees was not permitted by the CDO’s governing documents or disclosed to investors in the CDOs. SEC
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