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A Useful Tool for Understanding Derivatives


Derivatives It’s hard to understand the countless types of derivatives and how they are differentiated from non-derivative transactions.  So if someone writes an article explaining the topic in as near plain English as possible, its worth reading.  About the last place you would expect to find an understandable article on this topic is in a law […] Read more →

by   |   November 28, 2011


Deere and HP May Exclude Shareholder Proposals Requesting Mandatory Auditor Rotation

Public Companies and Securities Deere and HP received shareholder proposals under Rule 14a-8 requesting that the Company’s Board of Directors and its Audit Committee establish an Audit Firm Rotation Policy... Read more →

by   |   November 27, 2011


MSRB Rule G-23 Concerning the Activities of Financial Advisors Effective November 27, 2011

Municipal Advisors The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB) reminds brokers, dealers, municipal securities dealers (“dealers”) and municipal advisors of amendments to MSRB Rule G-23, on... Read more →

by   |   November 26, 2011

Dodd-Frank Corporate Governance

Fed Adopts Final Rules Regarding Capital Plans and Announces Stress Tests

Banking The Federal Reserve Board has issued a final rule requiring top-tier U.S. bank holding companies with total consolidated assets of $50 billion or more to submit annual capital... Read more →

by   |   November 26, 2011