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MSRB to Delay Municipal Advisor Rule Proposals


Municipal Advisors The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board, or MSRB, announced that it is delaying its municipal advisor rule proposals currently before the SEC. According to the MSRB, the MSRB has been seeking to provide clarity to the municipal advisors registered under the SEC’s temporary registration rule by advancing a core set of rules. However, given substantial concern regarding […] Read more →

by   |   September 12, 2011

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Holly Petraeus and CFPB Analyzing Financial Products Tailored to Servicemembers

Consumer Protection The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, or CFPB, has announced that it is seeking public input on consumer financial products and services tailored to servicemembers and their... Read more →

by   |   September 11, 2011

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House Committee to Hold Hearing on Oversight of Investment Advisers

Investment Advisers, Private Equity The SEC previously released a staff study on enhancing investment adviser examinations required by Section 914 of the Dodd-Frank Act.  The staff noted the SEC faces significant... Read more →

by   |   September 9, 2011

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CFTC Proposes Rules on Implementation Phasing; Rule Making to Continue Into 2012

Derivatives The CFTC has adopted two proposed rules on what it calls “implementation phasing.” This relates to the timeline under which various market participants will bring their swap... Read more →

by   |   September 9, 2011