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SEC Adopts Final Rules on Suspension of Exchange Act Reporting For ABS Issuers

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Public Companies and Securities Section 942(a) of the Dodd-Frank Act eliminated the automatic suspension of the duty to file under Section 15(d) of the Exchange Act for asset-backed securities, or ABS, issuers and granted the SEC the authority to issue rules providing for the suspension or termination of such duty.  The SEC has issued final rules to implement this […] Read more →

by   |   August 18, 2011


CFTC Publishes Final Whistleblower Rules

Derivatives, Uncategorized The CFTC has published its final whistleblower rules as required by the Dodd-Frank Act.  The CFTC received more than 635 comment letters.  Over 600 of these comments, sent by or... Read more →

by   |   August 16, 2011

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The XBRL Rules for Registration Statements Are Tricky

Public Companies and Securities Much attention has been focused on the XBRL rules for second quarter Form 10-Qs.  Less attention has been given to the XBRL rules for registration statements.  About the only... Read more →

by   |   August 16, 2011


MSRB to Provide Written Verification of Municipal Advisor and Dealer Registration Status

Municipal Advisors The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board, or MSRB, has announced it will provide written verification of the registration status of municipal advisors and dealers so state and... Read more →

by   |   August 16, 2011