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FDIC and Treasury Issue Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on the Calculation of Maximum Obligation Limitation


Banking The FDIC and Treasury have issued a notice of proposed rulemaking to implement applicable provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act.  In accordance with the requirements of the Dodd-Frank Act, the proposed rules govern the calculation of the maximum obligation limitation, or MOL, as specified in section 210(n)(6) of the Dodd-Frank Act.  The MOL limits the aggregate […] Read more →

by   |   November 29, 2011

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SEC Penalizes Investment Advisers for Compliance Failures—Lessons For Soon to be Registered Advisers to Private Equity and Hedge Funds

Investment Advisers, Private Equity The SEC announced three settled enforcement actions against registered investment advisers for compliance failures.  The alleged instances of noncompliance demonstrate the types... Read more →

by   |   November 28, 2011


A Useful Tool for Understanding Derivatives

Derivatives It’s hard to understand the countless types of derivatives and how they are differentiated from non-derivative transactions.  So if someone writes an article explaining the... Read more →

by   |   November 28, 2011


Deere and HP May Exclude Shareholder Proposals Requesting Mandatory Auditor Rotation

Public Companies and Securities Deere and HP received shareholder proposals under Rule 14a-8 requesting that the Company’s Board of Directors and its Audit Committee establish an Audit Firm Rotation Policy... Read more →

by   |   November 27, 2011