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NYSE Announces Further Limitations on Broker Voting

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Broker-Dealer, Public Companies and Securities Under New York Stock Exchange Rule 452, certain matters to be voted on at board meetings of NYSE member organizations were designated as “Broker May Vote” by the NYSE in its weekly bulletin, meaning that brokers could vote customer shares on the proposals, provided that they had not received customer instruction regarding the vote.  Examples […] Read more →

by   |   January 27, 2012

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Plaintiffs Challenging CFTC Position Limits Dealt Set Back

Derivatives, Litigation As we noted, the International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc., or ISDA, and the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association, or SIFMA, filed a legal challenge... Read more →

by   |   January 24, 2012

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GAO Releases Report on Bank Holding Company Act Exemptions

Banking The Dodd-Frank Act required the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to study the implications of removing existing exemptions from the definition of “bank” under the Bank... Read more →

by   |   January 24, 2012


FTC and CFPB to Work Together

Consumer Protection Pursuant to a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) dated January 20, 2012, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) will work together... Read more →

by   |   January 23, 2012