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Dodd-Frank Litigation

SEC Exams Looking for Whistleblower Violations


Broker-Dealer, Employment, Executive Compensation, Investment Advisers, Litigation SEC staff in the Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations are examining compliance with key whistleblower provisions arising out of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. The staff is examining registered investment advisers and registered broker-dealers, reviewing, among other things, compliance manuals, codes of ethics, employment agreements, and severance agreements to... Read more →

by   |   October 24, 2016

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SEC Says Mobile Phone Game is an Illegal Security-Based Swap

Derivatives, Litigation I previously discussed an SEC Investor Alert which said fantasy stock trading for small amounts of money can violate provisions of securities laws implemented by the Dodd-Frank... Read more →

by   |   October 13, 2016

CFPB’s Structure Ruled Unconstitutional but it Avoids Being Dismantled

Banking, Broker-Dealer, CFPB, Consumer Protection, Litigation On October 11, 2016, the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit issued its highly anticipated opinion in PHH Corp., et al. v. CFPB, holding that the Consumer... Read more →

by   |   October 11, 2016


SEC Brings Second Whistleblower Retaliation Case

Employment, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities The SEC has brought its second case for retaliation against a whistleblower against International Game Technology. According to the SEC, the whistleblower, a director of an IGT... Read more →

by   |   September 29, 2016