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MSRB Rule G-23 Concerning the Activities of Financial Advisors Effective November 27, 2011


Municipal Advisors The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB) reminds brokers, dealers, municipal securities dealers (“dealers”) and municipal advisors of amendments to MSRB Rule G-23, on activities of financial advisors, which are effective on November 27, 2011.  The Securities and Exchange Commission (“Commission” or “SEC”) on May 27, 2011 approved the MSRB’s proposed rule change to Rule G-23 […] Read more →

by   |   November 26, 2011

Dodd-Frank Corporate Governance

Fed Adopts Final Rules Regarding Capital Plans and Announces Stress Tests

Banking The Federal Reserve Board has issued a final rule requiring top-tier U.S. bank holding companies with total consolidated assets of $50 billion or more to submit annual capital... Read more →

by   |   November 26, 2011


Retailers Launch Litigation on Interchange Fees, Bankers Claim Lawsuit Is Disgraceful

Banking The National Retail Federation, the Food Marketing Institute, the National Association of Convenience Stores and two retailers filed a lawsuit in federal court today saying the... Read more →

by   |   November 26, 2011


FINRA Proposes Amendment to Conform Arbitration to Dodd-Frank

Broker-Dealer, Employment, Litigation FINRA has filed a proposed rule change to amend FINRA Rule 13201 of the Code of Arbitration Procedure for Industry Disputes to align the rule with statutes that invalidate... Read more →

by   |   November 22, 2011