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Gupta Claims Dodd-Frank Cannot be Applied Retroactively

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Litigation, Public Companies and Securities The SEC brought civil insider trading charges against Rajat Gupta in an administrative proceeding.  In so doing, the SEC used newly granted authority under the Dodd-Frank Act to seek civil penalties in an insider trading case.  Mr. Guta has now sued the SEC, claiming the provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act cannot be applied retroactively.  According […] Read more →

by   |   March 18, 2011

FSOC Issues Proposed Rules on Systematically Important Entities and FOIA

Uncategorized The Financial Stability Oversight Council, or FSOC, convened its fourth meeting today at the U.S. Department of the Treasury.  At the meeting the FSOC approved a Notice of... Read more →

by   |   March 17, 2011

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SEC Proposes to Adopt Same 13D Rules for Security Based Swaps

Banking, Broker-Dealer, Public Companies and Securities Section 766 of the Dodd-Frank Act amends the Securities Exchange Act by adding Section 13(o), which provides that “[f]or purposes of this section and section 16, a person shall... Read more →

by   |   March 17, 2011

FTC to Hold Roundtables on Vehicle Sales and Leasing

Uncategorized Pursuant to the Dodd-Frank Act, the FTC is authorized to prescribe rules under Section 553 of the Administrative Procedure Act, or APA, with respect to unfair or deceptive acts or... Read more →

by   |   March 16, 2011