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SEC Proposes Rule to Require Ratings Agencies to File Reports Regarding Internal Controls

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Public Companies and Securities, Uncategorized  The SEC has proposed new rules and amendments intended to increase transparency and improve the integrity of credit ratings.  The proposed rules would implement certain provisions of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act and enhance the SEC’s existing rules governing credit ratings and Nationally Recognized Statistical Rating Organizations, or NRSROs.   Under […] Read more →

by   |   May 18, 2011

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CFPB Seeks Comments on Mortgage Disclosure Form

Banking, Consumer Protection The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, or CFPB, has announced the Know Before You Owe project, an effort to combine two federally required mortgage disclosures into a single,... Read more →

by   |   May 18, 2011

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A Review of Golden Parachute Disclosures and Voting in Acquisition Transactions

Employment, Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities The Dodd-Frank Act requires an advisory vote on “golden parachute compensation” in connection with a shareholder vote on a merger transaction.  In addition, the SEC requires... Read more →

by   |   May 16, 2011

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Federal Reserve Proposes Rule under Regulation E to Create New Consumer Protections for Remittance Transfers

Banking, Consumer Protection The Federal Reserve Board has requested public comment on a proposed rule that would create new protections for consumers who send remittance transfers to recipients located in a... Read more →

by   |   May 14, 2011