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MAKING SENSE OF DODD-FRANK

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Holly Petraeus and CFPB Analyzing Financial Products Tailored to Servicemembers

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Consumer Protection The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, or CFPB, has announced that it is seeking public input on consumer financial products and services tailored to servicemembers and their families. The information provided will help the CFPB’s Office of Servicemember Affairs, or OSA, to develop financial education and outreach initiatives for military families.  The OSA is headed by […] Read more →

by   |   September 11, 2011

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House Committee to Hold Hearing on Oversight of Investment Advisers

Investment Advisers, Private Equity The SEC previously released a staff study on enhancing investment adviser examinations required by Section 914 of the Dodd-Frank Act.  The staff noted the SEC faces significant... Read more →

by   |   September 9, 2011

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CFTC Proposes Rules on Implementation Phasing; Rule Making to Continue Into 2012

Derivatives The CFTC has adopted two proposed rules on what it calls “implementation phasing.” This relates to the timeline under which various market participants will bring their swap... Read more →

by   |   September 9, 2011

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SEC Will Not Seek Rehearing on Proxy Access Decision

Public Companies and Securities SEC Rule 14a-11 allowed a shareholder (or group of shareholders) to include a shareholder nominee, in certain limited circumstances, in a public company’s proxy statement. The... Read more →

by   |   September 7, 2011