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Office of Financial Research Issues Annual Report


Banking The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Financial Research, or OFR, has released its inaugural Annual Report to Congress.  Under the Dodd-Frank Act, the OFR must report annually to Congress on threats to the financial stability of the United States; the status of efforts to meet its mission; and key findings from its research […] Read more →

by   |   July 24, 2012

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DTCC-SWIFT to Provide Legal Entity Identifiers for Swap Transactions

Banking, Derivatives The Commodity Futures Trading Commission, or CFTC, has issued an order designating DTCC-SWIFT as the provider of the legal entity identifiers, or LEI, which will be used by... Read more →

by   |   July 24, 2012


SEC Staff Issues JOBS Act Decimalization Study

Broker-Dealer, Public Companies and Securities Section 106(b) of the JOBS Act requires that the SEC conduct a study examining the transition to trading and quoting securities in one penny increments, also known as... Read more →

by   |   July 23, 2012


MSRB Provides Guidance to Underwriters on Obligations to State and Local Governments

Municipal Advisors The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board, or MSRB, has published implementation guidance to assist underwriters in meeting their newly expanded legal obligations to state and... Read more →

by   |   July 20, 2012