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NYSE and Nasdaq Amend Compensation Committee Independence Proposals

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Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities Nasdaq has amended its proposal regarding independence of compensation committees required by the Dodd-Frank Act.  Nasdaq proposes to clarify that a compensation committee is not required to conduct the independence assessment required by proposed Listing Rule 5605(d)(3)(D) with respect to a compensation adviser that acts in a role limited to: consulting on any broad-based plan […] Read more →

by   |   January 15, 2013

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CFPB Issues Rules on Qualified Mortgages

Banking, Consumer Protection The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, or CFPB, has adopted a new rule that requires lenders to ensure prospective buyers have the ability to repay their mortgage. Ability to... Read more →

by   |   January 10, 2013

FINRA to Require BrokerCheck Link on Internet Advertising

Broker-Dealer Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc., or FINRA, has filed  a proposed rule change with the SEC to amend FINRA Rule 2267 (Investor Education and Protection) to require... Read more →

by   |   January 7, 2013

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CFTC Announces Second Spoofing Action Against Commodity Traders

Energy The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) recently announced its second enforcement action against a commodity trader for engaging in the manipulative scheme called... Read more →

by   |   January 2, 2013