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SEC Releases New Say-on-Pay CD&I


Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities On February 13, 2012, the SEC released new CD&I 169.07, which provides guidance on appropriate descriptions of the say-on-pay advisory vote required by Rule 14a-21 under the Exchange Act.  CD&I 169.07 provides examples of proxy card advisory vote descriptions that would and would not be “consistent with Rule 14a-21’s requirement for shareholders to be given […] Read more →

by   |   February 14, 2012

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CFPB Seeks Input on Monthly Mortgage Statement

Banking, Consumer Protection The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, or CFPB, is seeking public input on a draft monthly mortgage statement that is designed to make it easier for homeowners to understand... Read more →

by   |   February 13, 2012

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CFTC Eliminates Key Exemption From Registration as a Commodity Pool Operator

Derivatives, Investment Advisers The CFTC has eliminated the exemption from registration as a commodity pool operator, or CPO, set forth in CFTC Rule 4.13(a)(4).  The Rule provided an exemption from CPO... Read more →

by   |   February 13, 2012

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SEC Issues FAQs on Form ADV

Investment Advisers, Private Equity Many sponsors of private equity funds and hedge funds are scrambling to register as investment advisers with the SEC as required by the Dodd-Frank Act.  The process is completed... Read more →

by   |   February 9, 2012