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SEC’s Third Report on the Implementation of Organizational Reform Recommendations

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Public Companies and Securities The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 directed the SEC to engage an independent consultant to conduct a broad and independent assessment of the SEC’s internal operations, structure, funding, and the agency’s relationship with Self-Regulating Organizations. Issued in March 2011, the consultant’s study, prepared by Boston Consulting Group, or BCG, provided […] Read more →

by   |   October 18, 2012

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CFPB Proposes Making it Easier for Stay-at-Home Spouses and Partners to Get Credit Cards

Banking, Consumer Protection The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, or CFPB, has  proposed updates to existing regulations that it believes would make it easier for spouses or partners who do not work... Read more →

by   |   October 18, 2012

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SEC Proposes Rules for Security-Based Swap Dealers and Major Security-Based Swap Participants

Derivatives, Uncategorized The Securities and Exchange Commission has proposed rules regarding capital, margin, and segregation requirements for security-based swap dealers and major security-based swap... Read more →

by   |   October 17, 2012

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New Guidance on Shareholder Proxy Proposals

Broker-Dealer, Public Companies and Securities Rule 14a-8 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 allows shareholders to submit proposals for inclusion in a company’s proxy materials provided that: 1) the shareholder has... Read more →

by   |   October 16, 2012