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SEC Proposes Rules on Conflicts Minerals, Mine Safety and Resource Extraction

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Public Companies and Securities The SEC has proposed rules on three specialized disclosures required of public companies under the Dodd-Frank Act.  Disclosure of Use of Conflict Minerals  The proposed rules mandated by the Dodd-Frank Act would require new disclosures by reporting issuers concerning conflict minerals that originated in the Democratic Republic of the Congo or an adjoining country. Specifically, […] Read more →

by   |   December 15, 2010

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SEC Proposes End-User Requirements Under Dodd-Frank Act for Security-Based Swaps Exempt From Mandatory Clearing

Banking, Derivatives, Public Companies and Securities The SEC has proposed requirements of end-users when they engage in a security-based swap transaction that is not subject to mandatory clearing. The proposed rule, required under... Read more →

by   |   December 15, 2010

FDIC Announces Jim Wigand as the Director of the New Office of Complex Financial Institutions

Banking The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, or FDIC, announced the appointment of Jim Wigand as the Director of the newly established Office of Complex Financial Institutions, or... Read more →

by   |   December 15, 2010

Federal Reserve Adopts Proposed Rules to Expand Consumer Protection

Banking The Federal Reserve Board has proposed two rules that would expand the coverage of consumer protection regulations to credit transactions and leases of higher dollar amounts.... Read more →

by   |   December 14, 2010