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FSOC Issues Proposed Guidance on Authority to Require Supervision and Regulation of Certain Nonbank Financial Companies


Uncategorized Section 113 of the Dodd-Frank Act authorizes the Financial Stability Oversight Council, or FSOC, to require a nonbank financial company to be supervised by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and be subject to prudential standards if FSOC determines that material financial distress at the nonbank financial company, or the nature, scope, […] Read more →

by   |   October 12, 2011

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Proposed Volker Rule Entails Significant Compliance Programs

Banking The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation requested public comment on a proposed regulation implementing the so-called “Volcker Rule” requirements of section 619 of... Read more →

by   |   October 11, 2011

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SEC Approves Filing Fees for Exempt Reporting Advisers and Private Fund Advisers

Investment Advisers, Private Equity The SEC adopted new rule 204-4, which requires exempt reporting advisers to file portions of Form ADV with the SEC.  As with registered advisers, exempt reporting advisers... Read more →

by   |   October 7, 2011


A Comparison of the Cincinnati Bell and Beazer Say-on-Pay Decisions

Employment, Executive Compensation, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities In Cincinnati Bell, the United States District Court declined to grant a motion to dismiss a law suit resulting from a failed say-on-pay vote (a copy of the decision is available... Read more →

by   |   October 6, 2011