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MAKING SENSE OF DODD-FRANK

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Conflict Minerals: SEC Position on Non-Metallic Forms of Tin

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Public Companies and Securities, Uncategorized Shortly before the filing deadline for the first conflict minerals filings on Form SD, it became known that the SEC believed non-metallic forms of tin are not conflict minerals because non-metallic forms of tin are “chemically distinct from the metal derivatives themselves.” Documentation of the SEC position has been scant. However, a letter outlining the […] Read more →

by   |   July 15, 2014

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CFPB Clarifies Heirs, Divorcees and Estate Planning Transferees Are Not Subject to Ability-to-Repay Rules

Consumer Protection, Uncategorized The CFPB issued an interpretive rule to clarify that when a borrower dies, the name of the borrower’s heir generally may be added to the mortgage without triggering the... Read more →

by   |   July 10, 2014

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Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Protections Do Not Apply to Banking Laws

Banking, Employment, Litigation, Uncategorized The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin refused to allow a plaintiff to amend his complaint where the plaintiff claimed he was terminated because he... Read more →

by   |   June 17, 2014

Congress and Industry Want Resource Extraction Rules Finalized

Energy, Public Companies and Securities, Uncategorized In 2013 the United States District Court for the District of Columbia vacated the SEC resource extraction disclosure rules that were mandated by Section 1504 of the Dodd-Frank... Read more →

by   |   June 14, 2014