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FSOC Issues Annual Report and Highlights Emerging Threats


Banking The Financial Stability Oversight Council, or FSOC, has issued its annual report.  Part of the report focuses on Potential emerging threats to U.S. financial stability.  According to the report: ·                     The euro area poses an obvious risk ·                     Dissolution of the euro would come at a great cost... Read more →

by   |   July 20, 2012

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GAO Studies Delay in Conflict Minerals Rule

Uncategorized The GAO has issued a report that examines among other things: steps the SEC has taken toward issuing a conflict minerals disclosure rule; and stakeholder-developed initiatives... Read more →

by   |   July 16, 2012

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CFTC Approves Final Rule on End-User Exception

Derivatives, Energy The CFTC has approved its final rule on the so-called “end-user exception” to the Dodd-Frank Act’s mandatory clearing requirement applicable to swaps required to be cleared... Read more →

by   |   July 13, 2012


CFTC Starts Clock on Numerous Compliance Requirements by Approving Final Definition of “Swap”

Derivatives, Energy In a joint rulemaking with the SEC announced here, the CFTC voted today to approve a final rule defining the term “swap,” which will trigger compliance requirements under... Read more →

by   |   July 10, 2012