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SEC Will Not Appeal Resource Extraction Decision

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Public Companies and Securities The United States District Court for the District of Columbia previously vacated the SEC resource extraction disclosure rules.  According to various published press reports, the SEC will not appeal the decision.  “The court remanded the matter for further SEC proceedings, which the commission will undertake informed by the court’s decision” according to remarks attributed to […] Read more →

by   |   September 3, 2013

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CFPB’s Cordray Ratifies Recess Appointment Actions

Banking, Consumer Protection, Litigation The head of the CFPB, Richard Cordray, was initially appointed by a recess appointment which has generated speculation as to its validity and resulted in certain court actions. ... Read more →

by   |   September 2, 2013

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SDRs Announce Procedures to Elect Swap End-User Exception

Banking, Derivatives, Private Equity, Public Companies and Securities Three swap data repositories, or SDRs, have announced procedures to make filings for the swap end-user exception. Apparently you file with the SDR that the swap is reported to.... Read more →

by   |   August 30, 2013

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SEC Whistleblowers to Receive $125,000

Employment, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities The SEC previously awarded three whistleblowers in a hedge fund case an aggregate of 15% of certain funds collected. The SEC has announced that approximately $170,000 has been... Read more →

by   |   August 30, 2013