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Corporations Challenge Proxy Access Proposals

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Public Companies and Securities Textron and Wells Fargo have filed for SEC no action letters asking the SEC staff to take a no-action position  to permit omission of shareholder proposals requesting the companies to place a future proposal in proxy statements where a company would be required to include shareholder nominees in the company’s proxy statement. Textron Textron argues […] Read more →

by   |   January 5, 2012

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CFPB Issues Bulletin on Confidential Supervisory Information

Consumer Protection The CFPB has issued a bulletin regarding the collection of information through the supervisory process and the confidentiality protection its process provides to supervised... Read more →

by   |   January 5, 2012

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Social Media Fraudster Causes Knee Jerk SEC Reaction

Broker-Dealer, Investment Advisers, Litigation, Private Equity The SEC recently commenced an enforcement action against a registered investment adviser who allegedly “offered more than $500 billion in fictitious securities through various... Read more →

by   |   January 4, 2012

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Large Financial Institutions to Pay for Office of Financial Research and FSOC

Banking The Department of the Treasury has issued a proposed rule to implement Section 155 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, which directs the Department... Read more →

by   |   December 30, 2011