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GAO Makes Recommendations to FSOC and OFR on Transparency

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Banking In 2010, the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act created the Financial Stability Oversight Council, or FSOC, to identify and address threats to the stability of the U.S. financial system and the Office of Financial Research, or OFR, to support FSOC and Congress by providing financial research and data. The Government Accountability Office, […] Read more →

by   |   September 16, 2012

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SEC Releases JOBS Act Research Analyst FAQs

Broker-Dealer, Public Companies and Securities The SEC recently released Frequently Asked Questions relating to provisions of the JOBS Act concerning coverage by research analysts of equity offerings by Emerging Growth... Read more →

by   |   September 7, 2012

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New Disclosure Requirements for Resource Extraction Issuers

Energy, Public Companies and Securities, Uncategorized The SEC recently adopted final rules under the Dodd-Frank Act that require issuers to disclose payments made to governments if: The issuer is required to file an annual report... Read more →

by   |   September 4, 2012


SEC Confirms Private Funds May Engage in General Solicitations for Regulation D Offerings

Investment Advisers, Private Equity, Public Companies and Securities   Privately offered funds, such as hedge funds, venture capital funds and private equity funds, typically rely on Section 4(a)(2) and the Rule 506 safe harbor to offer and... Read more →

by   |   August 31, 2012