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MSRB Proposes Fiduciary Duty Rule for Municipal Advisors

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Municipal Advisors The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board, or MSRB, has proposed a rule and related guidance to govern the fiduciary duty owed by municipal advisors to state and local government clients, and other municipal entity clients. Under proposed MSRB Rule G-36 and related guidance, municipal advisors would owe a duty of loyalty and a duty of care […] Read more →

by   |   August 23, 2011

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

Banking, Uncategorized 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... Read more →

by   |   August 22, 2011

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CFPB Provides Guidance on Interstate Land Sales Full Disclosure Act

Consumer Protection The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection, or CFPB, has issued a bulletin, which the CFPB refers to as the Interim ILS Guidance, to address certain administrative issues... Read more →

by   |   August 20, 2011

SEC and CFTC Solicit Comments on Whether Stable Value Contracts Are Swaps

Public Companies and Securities Section 719(d) of the Dodd-Frank Act mandates that the CFTC and the SEC jointly conduct a study to determine whether stable value contracts, or SVCs, fall within the definition of... Read more →

by   |   August 19, 2011