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SEC Rejects Stay of Resource Extraction Rules

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Public Companies and Securities On November 8, 2012, the SEC rejected a motion to stay the resource extraction rules pending outcome of litigation challenging the validity of the rules.  The SEC gave the following reasons: Movants have failed to demonstrate imminent, irreparable harm; Movants have not demonstrated a likelihood of success on the merits; and Other equitable considerations counsel […] Read more →

by   |   November 9, 2012

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CFPB Announces Appeals Process for Supervisory Matters

Banking, Consumer Protection The CFPB recently began issuing examination reports and supervisory letters to financial service providers that it supervises.  It has also announced a policy that would allow... Read more →

by   |   November 7, 2012

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CFPB Issues Report Highlighting Supervision Activities and Compliance Expectations

Banking, Consumer Protection The CFPB has issued a report highlighting its supervision activities.  The document does not refer to any specific institution, but according to the CFPB signals to all... Read more →

by   |   November 1, 2012

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CFTC Provides No-Action Relief to Swap Dealers and Major Swap Participants Regarding Certain Recordkeeping Obligations

Derivatives The CFTC has provided time-limited no-action relief for swap dealers,  or SDs, and major swap participants, or  MSPs, concerning certain recordkeeping obligations under Part 23... Read more →

by   |   October 28, 2012