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MAKING SENSE OF DODD-FRANK

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JOBS Act on the Way

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Banking, Broker-Dealer, Private Equity, Public Companies and Securities The House of Representatives has passed the Senate version of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act ,or JOBS Act, and President Obama is expected to sign the legislation. Some principal components of the JOBS Act include: Provide an exemption for crowdfunding by permitting sales of not more than $1,000,000 in any twelve month period. Facilitate […] Read more →

by   |   March 27, 2012

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OECD Issues Due Diligence Guidance for Responsible Supply Chains—Gold

Public Companies and Securities The OECD has issued a  “Supplement on Gold” which  forms an integral part of the OECD Due Diligence Guidance for Minerals from Conflict-Affected and High-Risk Areas. ... Read more →

by   |   March 23, 2012

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ISS’ Peer Groups Begin to Spur Complaints

Executive Compensation One of the changes to ISS’ methodology on evaluating executive compensation this year related to the construction of peer groups.  The ISS peer group is generally comprised of... Read more →

by   |   March 23, 2012

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FDIC Approves Two Notices of Proposed Rulemaking

Banking The FDIC Board has approved two Notices of Proposed Rulemaking.  The first would implement section 201(c)(16) of the Dodd-Frank Act, which permits the FDIC as receiver for a... Read more →

by   |   March 21, 2012