Washington (Aug. 2, 2004) — Better sharing of information among various financial services regulators could improve protections for consumers and investors, according to a report from the Government Accountability Office.

The auditor general said effective regulation is contingent on a number of factors, such as compete access to information relevant to their oversight responsibilities such as criminal histories and consumer complaint data.

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