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

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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 transactions into compliance with new regulatory requirements, including mandatory clearing and trading, as well as swap dealer documentation and margining requirements. The first rule proposes a schedule for […] 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


Mutual Funds Begin Disclosures of Say-on-Pay Votes

Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities Mutual funds have begun disclosing their say-on-pay votes.  The disclosures are being made on Form N-PX.  Here is an example of the disclosure that T. Rowe Price Index Trust,... Read more →

by   |   August 31, 2011


Fed Seeks Comment on Proposal Outlining Procedures for Securities Holding Companies to Elect to be Supervised by the Federal Reserve

Banking, Broker-Dealer The Federal Reserve Board is seeking comment on a proposed rule outlining the procedures for securities holding companies, or SHCs, to elect to be supervised by the Federal... Read more →

by   |   August 31, 2011