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CFTC Issues Proposed Rules on Reporting, Recordkeeping, and Daily Trading Records Requirements for Swap Dealers and Major Swap Participants

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Banking, Derivatives, Energy Section 731 of the Dodd-Frank Act amends the Commodity Exchange Act, or CEA, by inserting Sections 4s(f) and 4s(g), which establish reporting, recordkeeping, and daily trading records requirements for swap dealers and major swap participants.  Section 4s(f)(1) requires swap dealers and major swap participants to “make such reports as are required by [CFTC] rule or […] Read more →

by   |   December 1, 2010

Director Qualifications-SEC Comments and Example Disclosures

Public Companies and Securities There are plenty of new things to remember with the Dodd-Frank Act.  But there were pretty far reaching changes to proxy statements last year as well.  In particular, the... Read more →

by   |   November 26, 2010

Stacks of Coins

SEC Proposes Rules Regarding Eligibility of Investment Advisers to Register With the SEC

Banking, Broker-Dealer, Investment Advisers, Private Equity Title IV of the Dodd-Frank Act includes many of the amendments to the Investment Advisers Act implemented by the Dodd-Frank Act.   These amendments include provisions that... Read more →

by   |   November 25, 2010

Dodd-Frank Corporate Governance

FSOC Holds Second Meeting and Addresses Systematically Important Financial Market Utilities

Banking, Derivatives, Insurance On Tuesday, November 23, Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner, in his capacity as chairperson of the Financial Stability Oversight Council, or FSOC, hosted the second meeting of the... Read more →

by   |   November 24, 2010