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Examples of SEC Filings That Were Amended to Include XBRL Exhibits

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Public Companies and Securities In previous blogs, we have discussed how to take advantage of the one-month grace period for XBRL filings and how to correct errors in XBRL filings.  We thought it would be useful to provide an example of filings where issuers took advantage of the one-month grace period. EV Energy Partners, L.P The purpose of the […] Read more →

by   |   July 17, 2011

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GAO Study on Proprietary Trading

Banking Banks and their affiliates have conducted proprietary trading, using their own funds to profit from short-term price changes in asset markets. To restrain risk-taking and reduce... Read more →

by   |   July 17, 2011

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SEC Issues Interim Rule to Permit Retail Forex

Broker-Dealer   Under section 742(c) of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (“Dodd-Frank Act”), certain foreign exchange transactions with persons who are not... Read more →

by   |   July 15, 2011

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GAO Report on Self-Regulatory Oversight for Private Fund Advisers

Investment Advisers, Private Equity The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act brought certain advisers to private funds under the federal securities laws, requiring them to register with SEC.... Read more →

by   |   July 12, 2011