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CFPB Issues Report on Compliance Costs

Consumer Protection The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, or CFPB, has issued a report entitled “Understanding the Effects of Certain Deposit Regulations on Financial Institutions’ Operations: Findings on Relative Costs for Systems, Personnel, and Processes at Seven Institutions.” The report is a step by the CFPB to collect and evaluate information on the benefits, costs, and impacts of […] Read more →

by   |   December 2, 2013

D&O Questionnaire Update Forms for 2014

Public Companies and Securities The SEC has adopted rules prohibiting “bad actors” from using Rule 506 after September 23, 2013 (the effective date of the rules), or if prohibited conduct occurred prior to... Read more →

by , , and   |   December 1, 2013

The Meaning of “DRC Conflict Undeterminable”

Public Companies and Securities, Uncategorized Some issuers who are required to progress far enough down the conflict minerals decision tree may be unable, after performing due diligence, to determine whether conflict minerals... Read more →

by   |   November 22, 2013

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SEC Issues Credit Rating Agency Independence Study – No Changes Necessary

Uncategorized The staff of the Office of Credit Ratings of the SEC has submitted a study  under Section 939C  of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act to the Committee... Read more →

by   |   November 21, 2013