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Preliminary 2012 Proxy Season Checklist (Updated January 2, 2012)

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Public Companies and Securities [Authors update:  Since this matter was posted, the primary regulatory action was the SEC adopting final rules on mine safety disclosure which are effective January 27, 2012.  Those rules impact a relatively narrow class of issuers, but Forms 10-K and 10-Q have been renumbered.  The SEC has announced a 2012 rulemaking schdule, but any final rules […] Read more →

by   |   September 15, 2011

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FDIC Board Approves Rules Regarding Living Wills

Banking The FDIC has adopted two rules regarding resolution plans.  One rule addresses insured depository institutions, while the other addresses bank holding companies and certain... Read more →

by and   |   September 13, 2011

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SEC Report on the Implementation of Organizational Reform Recommendations

Public Companies and Securities, Uncategorized Section 967(c) of the Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act requires that “Not later than the end of the 6-month period beginning on the date the... Read more →

by   |   September 12, 2011

MSRB Issues Advisory on the Potential Applicability of MSRB Rules to Certain Bank Loans and Direct Purchases

Municipal Advisors The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board, or MSRB, has issued an advisory on the potential applicability of MSRB rules to certain municipal finance transactions that have become... Read more →

by   |   September 12, 2011