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SEC’s Internal Controls Still Deficient

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Public Companies and Securities In GAO’s audit of  the SEC’s fiscal years 2011 and 2010 financial statements, GAO identified four significant deficiencies in internal control as of September 30, 2011. These significant internal control deficiencies represent continuing deficiencies concerning controls over: information systems, financial reporting and accounting processes, budgetary resources, and registrant deposits and filing... Read more →

by   |   April 16, 2012

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CFPB Issues Guidance Regarding Service Providers

Consumer Protection The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, or CFPB, has released a bulletin clarifying that financial institutions under Bureau supervision may be held responsible for the actions... Read more →

by   |   April 16, 2012

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CFPB Considers Reg Z Changes Regarding Limits on Fees Before Account Opening

Consumer Protection The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection, or CFPB, is proposing to amend Regulation Z, which implements the Truth In Lending Act, and the official interpretation to the... Read more →

by   |   April 14, 2012

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SEC Study on the Cross-Border Scope of the Private Right of Action Under Section 10(b) of the Exchange Act

Litigation Section 929Y of the Dodd-Frank Act directed the SEC to solicit public comment and then conduct a study to consider extending a private right of action for transnational securities... Read more →

by   |   April 11, 2012