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GAO Says FSOC Needs to Improve Transparency, Accountability, and Collaboration

Dodd-Frank Corporate Governance

Banking In testimony before a Congressional subcommittee, a GAO representative noted FSOC still lacks a comprehensive, systematic approach to identify emerging threats to financial stability. In 2012, GAO reported that FSOC’s approach might not help identify new risks or threats that member agencies had not already identified. According to GAO, the Office of Financial Research, or […] Read more →

by   |   September 18, 2014

SEC Sued to Implement Resource Extraction Rules

Public Companies and Securities On July 2, 2013, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia vacated the SEC’s resource extraction rules which were mandated by the Dodd-Frank Act.  Since... Read more →

by   |   September 18, 2014

CFTC Proposes Margin Rules for Uncleared Swaps

Derivatives, Energy Following bank regulators’ re-proposal of margin requirements for uncleared swaps by bank swap dealers (bank SDs) and bank major swap participants (bank MSPs), the CFTC has... Read more →

by   |   September 17, 2014

NAM Says No Need for En Banc Rehearing in Conflict Minerals Case

Public Companies and Securities Earlier, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ordered the appellants in the conflict minerals case, NAM et al, to file a response to the SEC’s... Read more →

by   |   September 13, 2014