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SEC Provides Additional Guidance, Interim Relief and Exemptions for Security-Based Swaps Under Dodd-Frank Act

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Derivatives The SEC has provided additional guidance to clarify which U.S. securities laws will apply to security-based swaps starting July 16 — the effective date of Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. The SEC approved an order granting temporary relief and interpretive guidance to make clear that a substantial number […] Read more →

by   |   July 1, 2011

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SEC Changes the Playbook in Proposed Business Conduct Standards for Security-Based Swaps

Derivatives The SEC has proposed rules that would impose certain business conduct standards upon security-based swap dealers and major security-based swap participants when those parties... Read more →

by   |   June 29, 2011


XBRL Compliance Is Upon Us

Public Companies and Securities All public companies must now comply with the SEC’s mandate to use XBRL technology when filing financial statements. How hard has compliance been? How do you amend a filing... Read more →

by   |   June 27, 2011

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SEC Reporting By Exempt Venture Capital, Hedge Fund and Private Equity Advisers

Investment Advisers, Private Equity As many know, the SEC has issued rules which define which venture capital advisers will not have to register as investment advisers with the SEC.  In addition, the SEC has issued... Read more →

by   |   June 27, 2011