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Fed Proposes Phase-In Period for Most Savings and Loan Holding Companies to File Regulatory Reports

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The Federal Reserve Board is proposing a two-year phase-in period for most savings and loan holding companies, or SLHCs, to file Federal Reserve regulatory reports with the Board and an exemption for some SLHCs from initially filing Federal Reserve regulatory reports. Under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection... Read More

Topics: Banking, Uncategorized

GAO Study on Residential Appraisals

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Real estate valuations, which encompass appraisals and other estimation methods, have come under increased scrutiny in the wake of the recent mortgage crisis. The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act mandated that GAO study the various valuation methods and the options available for selecting appraisers, as well as... Read More

Topics: Banking, Uncategorized

SEC Follows CFTC in Granting Swap Relief

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The SEC has provided guidance as to which of the Title VII requirements of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act will apply to security-based swap transactions as of July 16, the effective date of Title VII. It also granted temporary relief to market participants from compliance with... Read More

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PCAOB Adopts Interim Inspection Program for Broker-Dealer Audits

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The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board has adopted certain rules to implement provisions of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act related to audits of securities brokers and dealers. Specifically, the PCAOB adopted a temporary rule to establish an interim inspection program for registered public accounting firms’ audits... Read More

Topics: Broker-Dealer, Uncategorized