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SEC Approves FINRA Rule Change Regarding Non-Arbitration of Whistleblower Disputes

Broker-Dealer, Litigation On November 21, 2011, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc., or FINRA, filed with the SEC a proposed rule change to amend FINRA Rule 13201 of the Code of Arbitration Procedure for Industry Disputes (‘‘Industry Code’’) to align the rule with statutes that invalidate predispute arbitration agreements for whistleblower disputes. Specifically, the proposed rule change […] Read more →

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Office of Financial Research Releases FY 2012-2014 Strategic Framework

Banking The Treasury’s Office of Financial Research, or OFR, released its Strategic Framework for FY 2012 to FY 2014. The strategic framework explains the goals and principles that will... Read more →

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CFPB Begins Accepting Complaints on Student Loans

Banking, Consumer Protection The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, or CFPB, is now accepting complaints from borrowers having difficulties with their private student loans. The CFPB will assist all... Read more →

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SEC Staff Analysis of Market Data Related to Credit Default Swap Transactions

Derivatives The SEC staff has made available an analysis of market data related to credit default swap transactions.  The analysis, which was conducted by the staff of the SEC’s Division... Read more →

by   |   March 16, 2012