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Another Dodd-Frank Committee and Regulatory Delay

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Banking The Chairman of the FDIC has established the FDIC Systemic Resolution Advisory Committee, or the SR Advisory Committee. The SR Advisory Committee will provide advice and recommendations on a broad range of issues regarding the resolution of systemically important financial companies pursuant to Title II of the Dodd-Frank Act.  The SR Advisory Committee is also […] Read more →

by   |   May 5, 2011

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Golden Parachute Votes Begin to Appear in Merger Documents

Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities Kirby Corp has filed this S-4 in connection with an acquisition of K-Sea Transportation Partners L.P.  The joint proxy statement/prospectus includes a Dodd-Frank advisory... Read more →

by   |   May 4, 2011

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Recent SEC Comments on Issuers’ Disclosures of Loss Contingencies

Litigation, Public Companies and Securities It is no secret that the SEC is expected to review disclosures regarding loss contingencies this year.  To see what may be ahead, we looked at some recent SEC comment letters... Read more →

by   |   May 2, 2011

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CFTC Provides Guidance on Exclusion of Forward Contracts from Definition of “Swap”

Banking, Derivatives, Energy In its joint proposed rule and guidance on product definitions with the SEC, the CFTC has provided guidance on the exclusion of forward contracts (with respect to nonfinancial... Read more →

by   |   May 1, 2011