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SEC Issues Small Entity Compliance Guide on “Accredited Investor” Standard

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Broker-Dealer, Private Equity, Public Companies and Securities, Uncategorized The SEC has issued a Small Entity Compliance Guide on the new “accredited investor” standard.   Section 413(a) of the Dodd-Frank Act requires that the value of a person’s primary residence be excluded when determining whether the person qualifies as an “accredited investor” on the basis of having a net worth in excess of $1 million.  […] Read more →

by   |   March 2, 2012

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CFPB Begins Taking Complaints on Bank Accounts

Banking, Consumer Protection The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, or CFPB, has begun accepting consumer complaints about bank accounts, including checking accounts, savings accounts, CDs, and related... Read more →

by   |   March 2, 2012


Disney at Odds With ISS Again

Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities The Walt Disney Company has filed additional soliciting material here and here in response to negative ISS recommendations.  ISS has recommended against voting for the members of... Read more →

by   |   March 1, 2012

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Proposed Red Flags Rules Jointly Announced by the SEC and CFTC

Banking, Consumer Protection Under the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act of 2003 (the “FACT Act”), the Federal Credit Reporting Act was amended to require that certain federal agencies, including... Read more →

by   |   February 28, 2012