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Say-on-Pay Did Not Change State Law Fiduciary Duties According to Federal Court

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Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities The case of Dennis v. Hart, before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California, is another recent decision regarding litigation resulting from a say-on-pay vote that was not supported by shareholders.  The case relates to PICO Holdings, Inc. The case was originally filed in state court, and the defendants filed a notice […] Read more →

by   |   January 16, 2012

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CFTC Approves Final Rules Regarding Business Conduct Standards for Swap Dealers and Major Swap Participants

Banking, Derivatives, Energy The CFTC has approved its final rules regarding business conduct standards for swap dealers (“SDs”) and major swap participants (“MSPs”), which governs their dealings with... Read more →

by   |   January 12, 2012

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CFTC Approves Final Regulations Regarding Registration of Swap Dealers and Major Swap Participants

Banking, Derivatives, Energy The CFTC has approved final regulations establishing a registration process for swap dealers (“SDs”) and major swap participants (“MSPs”), although the rule defining the... Read more →

by   |   January 11, 2012

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CFPB Releases Mortgage Origination Examination Procedures

Consumer Protection The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, or CFPB, announced a key initial step in implementing its Nonbank Supervision program — the publication of the Mortgage Origination... Read more →

by   |   January 11, 2012