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Governor Dayton Signs Investment Adviser Bill


Broker-Dealer, Investment Advisers, Private Equity On May 24, 2013, Governor Dayton signed into law several changes to the investment adviser statutes in Minnesota.  We previously analyzed this legislation while it was working its way through the Minnesota legislature (prior coverage here and here).   As of last Friday, it has officially become law.  You can find the as-passed text in chapter […] Read more →

by   |   May 28, 2013

Fed Issues Study on Interchange Fees for Smaller Debit Card Issuers

Banking, Consumer Protection The Dodd-Frank Act exempted small debit card issuers from the interchange fee standard set forth in the regulations which were adopted, but not from the statute’s prohibition on... Read more →

by   |   May 28, 2013

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CFTC’s Final Rule on Disruptive Trading Clarifies Disruptive Trading Practices, including that “Strobing” is Prohibited “Spoofing”

Private Equity, Public Companies and Securities The Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC’s) final interpretative guidance and policy statement on disruptive trading clarifies various aspects of, but does not... Read more →

by   |   May 24, 2013

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ISS Charged with Selling Shareholder Vote Data; Agrees to $300,000 Settlement

Investment Advisers, Public Companies and Securities The SEC and Institutional Shareholder Services, Inc. (ISS) have settled public administrative and cease-and-desist proceedings initiated against ISS by the SEC alleging that ISS... Read more →

by   |   May 24, 2013