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SEC Nominees Support Prompt JOBS Act Implementation

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Private Equity, Public Companies and Securities, Uncategorized President Obama has appointed two new SEC Commissioners, Kara Stein and Michael Piwowar.  At their confirmation hearing, both supported completing the JOBS Act as a priority.  See the reports in Compliance Week and Bloomberg. Check dodd-frank.com frequently for updated information on the JOBS Act, the Dodd-Frank Act and other important securities law matters. Read more →

by   |   June 28, 2013

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CFPB Issues Procedural Rule to Establish Supervisory Authority over Certain Nonbank Persons

Consumer Protection The CFPB has published a final rule that establishes procedures to implement section 1024(a)(1)(C) of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010. That... Read more →

by   |   June 27, 2013

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A Lawyer’s Guide to Proposed Lease Accounting Rules

Public Companies and Securities The Financial Accounting Standards Board, or FASB, together with the International Accounting Standards Board, or IASB, is comprehensively reconsidering lease accounting.  On May... Read more →

by   |   June 26, 2013

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DC Circuit Upholds CFTC Rules Using Criteria Prior to 2003 for Excluding Registered Investment Companies from Commodity Pool Operator Status

Derivatives The United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit yesterday upheld the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) final rule on the criteria that... Read more →

by   |   June 26, 2013