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Proposed Volker Rule Entails Significant Compliance Programs

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Banking The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation requested public comment on a proposed regulation implementing the so-called “Volcker Rule” requirements of section 619 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.  The proposal will be issued jointly with the Federal Reserve Board, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, and the Securities and Exchange […] Read more →

by   |   October 11, 2011

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SEC Approves Filing Fees for Exempt Reporting Advisers and Private Fund Advisers

Investment Advisers, Private Equity The SEC adopted new rule 204-4, which requires exempt reporting advisers to file portions of Form ADV with the SEC.  As with registered advisers, exempt reporting advisers... Read more →

by   |   October 7, 2011


A Comparison of the Cincinnati Bell and Beazer Say-on-Pay Decisions

Employment, Executive Compensation, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities In Cincinnati Bell, the United States District Court declined to grant a motion to dismiss a law suit resulting from a failed say-on-pay vote (a copy of the decision is available... Read more →

by   |   October 6, 2011

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SEC Report Indentifies Concerns at Ratings Agencies

Public Companies and Securities The staff of the SEC has issued a report summarizing the staff’s observations and concerns arising from the examinations of ten credit rating agencies registered with the... Read more →

by   |   October 3, 2011