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CFTC Proposes Anti-Manipulation Rules

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The CFTC has published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) with respect to its anti-manipulation authority over swaps, commodities, and futures markets under the Dodd-Frank Act. Two rules are proposed. The first implements the new section 6(c)(1) of the Commodity Exchange Act (CEA), patterned after section 10(b) of the Securities... Read More

Topics: Banking, Derivatives, Energy, Insurance, Uncategorized

Say-on-Pay Issues — What to Expect this Month from the SEC

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The SEC has announced that it expects to issue proposed rules on say-on-pay during October 2010.  This rulemaking is important for public companies because Dodd-Frank mandates that all proxy statements for the first annual shareholders meeting held after January 21, 2011 include a say-on-pay proposal. The SEC has been soliciting... Read More

Topics: Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities, Uncategorized

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Gets Underway

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Pursuant to the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010 (“CFP Act”), which is part of the Dodd-Frank Act, the Secretary of the Treasury has designated July 21, 2011, as the date for the transfer of functions to the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (“CFPB”).  On this “designated transfer date,” certain... Read More

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SEC Rulemaking Schedule Addresses Derivatives Trading

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The SEC’s recently released rulemaking schedule for implementation of the Dodd-Frank Act includes a schedule for implementing the derivatives trading provisions of the Act. Generally speaking, the agency plans to propose derivatives trading rules during the period from October to December 2010, including rules to address the following: – Definitions... Read More

Topics: Banking, Derivatives, Energy, Insurance, Uncategorized