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Dodd-Frank Act to be Amended Again

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Banking Legislation has been passed by Congress amending the Dodd-Frank Act.  President Obama is expected to sign the legislation.  H.R. 6398 amends Section 343 of the Dodd-Frank Act to provide that deposits in so called Interest on Lawyers Trust Account, commonly referred to as IOLTAs, will be fully guaranteed by the FDIC for a two year […] Read more →

by   |   December 27, 2010


Recent Bylaw Amendments that Address Proxy Access

Public Companies and Securities The SEC has adopted proxy access rules, principally set forth in Rule 14a-11.  The rules, which were permitted by the Dodd-Frank Act, permit shareholders to include shareholder... Read more →

by   |   December 26, 2010


Federal Reserve Sets Course for Rulemaking

Banking, Executive Compensation, Private Equity The Federal Reserve Board has published an expected timeline for rulemaking activities in the first half of 2011.  In the January to March 2011 timeframe, some of the things the... Read more →

by   |   December 26, 2010

Dodd-Frank Corporate Governance

Key Themes From Say-on-Pay and Frequency Proposals—A Checklist of Ideas

Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities Several key themes can be distilled from filed say-on-pay and frequency proposals required by the Dodd-Frank Act.  Key differences also exist in issuer treatment of inclusion of... Read more →

by   |   December 22, 2010