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SEC Comments on Regulation G

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Public Companies and Securities Prior to Sarbanes-Oxley, it was fashionable for public companies to issue press releases with “pro-forma earnings,” which generally excluded certain GAAP charges from the income calculation.  To some, this measure was known as EBBS, or “Earnings Before Bad Stuff.”  As a response, Sarbanes-Oxley required, and the SEC issued, Regulation G.  Regulation G addresses “non-GAAP financial […] Read more →

by   |   August 23, 2011


MSRB Proposes Fiduciary Duty Rule for Municipal Advisors

Municipal Advisors The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board, or MSRB, has proposed a rule and related guidance to govern the fiduciary duty owed by municipal advisors to state and local government... Read more →

by   |   August 23, 2011


Fed Proposes Phase-In Period for Most Savings and Loan Holding Companies to File Regulatory Reports

Banking, Uncategorized The Federal Reserve Board is proposing a two-year phase-in period for most savings and loan holding companies, or SLHCs, to file Federal Reserve regulatory reports with the Board... Read more →

by   |   August 22, 2011

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CFPB Provides Guidance on Interstate Land Sales Full Disclosure Act

Consumer Protection The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection, or CFPB, has issued a bulletin, which the CFPB refers to as the Interim ILS Guidance, to address certain administrative issues... Read more →

by   |   August 20, 2011