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MAKING SENSE OF DODD-FRANK

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Fed Eases Small Bank M&A Rules

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Banking, M&A The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve Board has modified its Small Bank Holding Company Policy Statement to facilitate the sale of smaller community banks. Under the final rule, a holding company with less than $1 billion in total consolidated assets may qualify under the policy statement, provided it also complies with the qualitative […] Read more →

by   |   April 11, 2015

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CFTC Taking Action on Inaccurate Reporting

Broker-Dealer, Energy The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is increasingly taking action on inaccurate reporting by market participants.  In the past year, the CFTC has entered into three... Read more →

by   |   April 8, 2015

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CFTC Pushes Dodd-Frank Boundaries With Manipulation Case

Derivatives, Energy In the first case of its kind, the CFTC has accused Kraft Food Groups, Inc. and former parent Mondelez Global LLC with manipulation pursuant to Section 6(c)(1) of the Commodities... Read more →

by   |   April 4, 2015

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SEC Finds Confidentiality Agreements Violates Whistleblower Rules

Employment, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities The SEC announced its first enforcement action against a company for using improperly restrictive language in confidentiality agreements with the potential to stifle the... Read more →

by   |   April 1, 2015