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SEC Releases New CD&Is on Iran Disclosures

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Public Companies and Securities The Iran Threat Reduction and Syria Human Rights Act (ITRA), signed into law on August 10, 2012, added new Section 13(r) to the Exchange Act, requiring issuers that file reports under Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act to disclose in their annual or quarterly reports whether they (or any of their affiliates) have engaged in […] Read more →

by   |   December 5, 2012

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CFTC Grants Relief to Family Offices From Commodity Pool Operator Rules

Derivatives, Investment Advisers The CFTC staff has issued a no-action letter regarding family offices. The letter states that staff will not recommend that the CFTC take enforcement action against the operators... Read more →

by   |   November 30, 2012

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CFTC Issues First Determination Regarding Swaps Required To Be Cleared

Derivatives, Energy The CFTC approved new rules today requiring certain credit default swaps (CDS) and interest rate swaps to be cleared by registered derivatives clearing organizations (DCOs). Under... Read more →

by   |   November 28, 2012

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CFPB to Propose Changes to Foreign Remittance Transfers

Banking, Consumer Protection The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, or  CFPB, expects to issue a proposal next month to refine three elements of its rule regarding foreign remittance transfers.  The... Read more →

by   |   November 27, 2012