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MAKING SENSE OF DODD-FRANK

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Minneapolis Fed Quantifies Cost of Increased Regulation for Community Banks

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Banking The Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis has published a study that seeks to quantify the cost of increased regulation on community banks. It models the impact of new regulatory costs as the hiring of additional staff, resulting in higher total compensation and lower profitability. It also analyzes the changes in the distribution of community bank […] Read more →

by   |   June 5, 2013

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CFTC Provides No-Action Relief for Treasury Subsidiaries and Affiliates

Banking, Derivatives Broc Romanek of TheCorporateCounsel.net recently described a member’s concerns that some companies were having on relying on the Dodd-Frank Act’s exemption for end-users for... Read more →

by   |   June 4, 2013

Update on ISDA Protocols

Derivatives We previously noted certain matters that needed to be completed by May 1, 2013 for those entities engaged in derivatives transactions to allow swap dealers to comply with the... Read more →

by   |   June 3, 2013

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Crowdfunding and JOBS Act News Roundup – May 31, 2013

Public Companies and Securities President Obama has nominated a pair of Senate aids to be SEC Commissioners.  Dr. Michael Piwowar is the Chief Economist for the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and... Read more →

by   |   May 31, 2013