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Report on MF Global collapse blasts regulators

WASHINGTON — Congressional Republicans on Thursday delivered a long-awaited ‘‘autopsy’’ report on MF Global, sharply criticizing regulators for failing to share information as the brokerage firm was reeling.

The 100-page report, from Republican members of the House Financial Services Committee’s oversight panel, describes a ‘‘disorganized and haphazard’’ approach to regulatory oversight in the week before MF Global collapsed in 2011. The Commodity Futures Trading Commission and the Securities and Exchange Commission, according to the report, failed to coordinate as the firm was on the brink.

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