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Crowdfunding and JOBS Act News Roundup – May 31, 2013

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Public Companies and Securities President Obama has nominated a pair of Senate aids to be SEC Commissioners.  Dr. Michael Piwowar is the Chief Economist for the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, a position he has held since 2009.  Dr. Piwowar was nominated to fill the spot held by current Commissioner Troy A. Paredes,  for a […] Read more →

by   |   May 31, 2013

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SEC Issues FAQs on Disclosure of Payments by Resource Extraction Issuers

Public Companies and Securities The SEC has issued nine frequently asked questions, or FAQs, on the disclosure of payments by resource extraction issuers. Guidance offered by the FAQs includes: Failure to timely... Read more →

by   |   May 30, 2013

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SEC Issues FAQs on Conflict Minerals Rules

Public Companies and Securities The SEC has issued twelve frequently asked questions, or FAQs, on the conflict minerals rules.  Although few in number, you could almost hear the cheers at law firms throughout... Read more →

by   |   May 30, 2013

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CFPB Amends Ability-to-Repay Rule

Banking, Consumer Protection The CFPB has amended its Ability-to-Repay rule to facilitate access to credit by creating specific exemptions and modifications to the CFPB’s Ability-to-Repay rule for small... Read more →

by   |   May 29, 2013