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Test Your Knowledge of the Whistleblower Rules – Part II


Employment, Public Companies and Securities, Uncategorized We received favorable feedback on our article “Test Your Knowledge of the Whistleblower Rules,” so we thought a continuation would be appropriate.  Some specific factual questions and responses are set forth below.   1.         HighTech Corp. read the whistleblower rules carefully and noted that they do not specifically prohibit employees from waiving the protection of […] Read more →

by   |   June 13, 2011


Agencies Seek Comment on Stress Testing Guidance

Banking The Federal Reserve Board, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation are seeking comment on proposed supervisory guidance... Read more →

by   |   June 12, 2011

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SEC: Guidance Coming on Effective Dates for Security-Based Swaps and Proposed Relief for Credit Default Swaps

Derivatives The SEC recently took a number of actions related to security based swaps. Announcement of Guidance to be Issued on Effective Dates The SEC said it is taking a series of actions... Read more →

by   |   June 12, 2011

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SEC Official to Private Equity: Almost Everything You Do Has a Conflict

Private Equity Carlo v. di Florio, the SEC’s Director of the Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations, recently gave his views on private equity sponsors’ conflicts of interest as... Read more →

by   |   June 11, 2011