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FERC & CFTC sign MOUs on Jurisdiction and Information Sharing (Finally)

Derivatives, Energy On January 2, approximately three years after the applicable deadline under the Dodd-Frank Act, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and Commodity Futures Trading Commission entered into two Memoranda of Understanding regarding high level procedures for: (1) resolving jurisdictional issues between the two agencies and (2) sharing information of mutual interest. I. Jurisdictional MOU The Jurisdictional... Read more →

by   |   January 6, 2014

CFPB Issues Report to Congress

Consumer Protection, Uncategorized The CFPB has issued a report pursuant to Section 1017(e)(4) of the Dodd-Frank Act to the Committees on Appropriations of the United States Senate and House of Representatives. ... Read more →

by   |   January 5, 2014

SEC Removes References to NRSRO Ratings in Certain Rules and Forms

Public Companies and Securities The SEC has adopted amendments (here and here) to eliminate references in certain of its rules and forms to credit ratings by nationally recognized statistical rating... Read more →

by   |   January 4, 2014

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New Rule 506 FAQs: 20% Beneficial Owners, 506(e) Disclosure

Broker-Dealer, Private Equity, Public Companies and Securities As we’ve described previously, new Rule 506(d) imposes a number of bad actor disqualifications on certain persons that are associated with the issuer, including officers,... Read more →

by   |   January 4, 2014