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CFTC Publishes Final Whistleblower Rules


Derivatives, Uncategorized The CFTC has published its final whistleblower rules as required by the Dodd-Frank Act.  The CFTC received more than 635 comment letters.  Over 600 of these comments, sent by or on behalf of different individuals and entities, were variations of the same form letter.  The form letters provide no specific comments or requested revisions regarding […] Read more →

by   |   August 16, 2011

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The XBRL Rules for Registration Statements Are Tricky

Public Companies and Securities Much attention has been focused on the XBRL rules for second quarter Form 10-Qs.  Less attention has been given to the XBRL rules for registration statements.  About the only... Read more →

by   |   August 16, 2011


MSRB to Provide Written Verification of Municipal Advisor and Dealer Registration Status

Municipal Advisors The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board, or MSRB, has announced it will provide written verification of the registration status of municipal advisors and dealers so state and... Read more →

by   |   August 16, 2011


Fed Issues Interim Final Rule Establishing Regulations for Savings and Loan Holding Companies

Banking The Federal Reserve Board has issued an interim final rule establishing regulations for savings and loan holding companies, or  SLHCs.  Under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform... Read more →

by   |   August 12, 2011