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CFPB Pushes Forward Spending Approximately $33 Million


Banking The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, or CFPB, has begun operating a new website.  It is not the typical website run by government regulators—it invites consumers to submit comments by YouTube and Twitter. The site discloses the CFPB now has 100 employees.  It has moved out of Treasury Department offices and into temporary headquarters which it […] Read more →

by   |   February 17, 2011

Dodd-Frank Corporate Governance

Form 8-K Disclosures on Frequency of Say-on-Pay Votes

Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities Item 5.07 to Form 8-K was revised in connection with the adoption of the final say-on-pay rules.  Issuers must now amend their Form 8-Ks that disclose voting results to... Read more →

by   |   February 16, 2011

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President Obama’s CFTC Budget Includes “User Fees” on Derivative Transactions–Commissioners Join the Fray

Banking, Derivatives, Energy, Insurance CFTC Commissioners Scott O’Malia (R) and Bart Chilton (D) have joined the fray over President Obama’s recently released budget for fiscal year 2012 by releasing statements in... Read more →

by   |   February 15, 2011


New CD&Is for Say-On-Pay

Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities We have previously written about Section 951 of the Dodd-Frank Act, which adds new Section 14A to the Securities Exchange Act to require companies to conduct shareholder advisory... Read more →

by   |   February 14, 2011