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OIG Outlines Major CFPB Management Challenges

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Banking, Consumer Protection The Office of Inspector General, or OIG, of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System has issued its first listing of major management challenges facing the CFPB. These challenges represent what OIG believes to be the areas that, if not addressed, are most likely to hamper the CFPB’s accomplishment of its strategic objectives. […] Read more →

by   |   October 30, 2014

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Providing Audited Financial Statements Late Leads to Charges of Custody Rule Violations

Litigation, Private Equity The SEC announced charges against an investment advisory firm and three of its top officials for violating the “custody rule” that requires firms to follow certain procedures... Read more →

by   |   October 29, 2014

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Regulators Approve Securitization Risk Retention Rule

Banking, Public Companies and Securities Six federal agencies approved a final rule requiring sponsors of securitization transactions to retain risk in those transactions.  The final rule implements the risk retention... Read more →

by   |   October 22, 2014


ISS Proposes New Methodology For Evaluating Equity Plan Proposals

Employment, Public Companies and Securities A key component to evaluating whether to place an equity plan proposal in a proxy is whether or not ISS will support the plan.  Accoding to ISS, while it has historically... Read more →

by   |   October 20, 2014