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Court Vacates SEC Resource Extraction Rules

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Public Companies and Securities The United States District Court for the District of Columbia has vacated the SEC resource extraction disclosure rules.  In so doing, the Court noted: The Dodd-Frank Act did not require that issuers’ resource extraction reports be publicly disclosed.  Use of the phrase “annual report” does not command public filing. The SEC made an error by […] Read more →

by   |   July 3, 2013

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CFPB Encourages Self-Policing and Self-Reporting

Banking, Consumer Protection The CFPB has issued a bulletin encouraging self-policing, self-reporting, remediation, and cooperation. The bulletin notes the  CFPB considers many factors in the exercise of its... Read more →

by   |   June 28, 2013

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SEC Nominees Support Prompt JOBS Act Implementation

Private Equity, Public Companies and Securities, Uncategorized President Obama has appointed two new SEC Commissioners, Kara Stein and Michael Piwowar.  At their confirmation hearing, both supported completing the JOBS Act as a priority. ... Read more →

by   |   June 28, 2013

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CFPB Issues Procedural Rule to Establish Supervisory Authority over Certain Nonbank Persons

Consumer Protection The CFPB has published a final rule that establishes procedures to implement section 1024(a)(1)(C) of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010. That... Read more →

by   |   June 27, 2013