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SEC Staff Report Relating to the Use of Data Collected from Form PF


Investment Advisers, Private Equity, Uncategorized The Dodd-Frank Act provided the SEC with new authority, and directed it to use this authority to require registered investment advisers to maintain records and file reports regarding the hedge funds, private equity funds and other private funds they advise. The Commission implemented this aspect of the Dodd-Frank Act in 2011 when it adopted new […] Read more →

by   |   August 1, 2013

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Court Invalidates Interchange Fee Rules Because Fed Completely Misunderstood Durbin Amendment

Banking, Litigation The United States District Court has invalidated the Fed’s Interchange Rules in NACS et al v Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve Board.  The reasons are almost too... Read more →

by   |   July 31, 2013


SEC Issues Final Rules on Audits of Broker-Dealers

Broker-Dealer The SEC has amended certain broker-dealer annual reporting, audit, and notification requirements. The amendments include a requirement that broker-dealer audits be conducted in... Read more →

by   |   July 31, 2013

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Agencies Seek Comment on Dodd-Frank Act Stress Test Guidance for Medium-sized Firms

Banking Three federal bank regulatory agencies are seeking comment on proposed guidance describing supervisory expectations for stress tests conducted by financial companies with total... Read more →

by   |   July 30, 2013