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CFTC Issues Final Rule on Swap Data Recordkeeping & Reporting

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Banking, Derivatives, Energy The CFTC has approved its final rule on swap data recordkeeping and reporting, summarized below. RECORDKEEPING All persons transacting in swaps (as well as exchanges and clearing organizations) must keep records throughout the existence of a swap and for five years following termination of the swap. Swap Dealers (SDs) and Major Swap Participants (MSPs) must […] Read more →

by   |   December 20, 2011

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Federal Reserve Proposes Capital, Leverage and Risk Management Requirements—With an Emphasis on Corporate Governance

Banking The Federal Reserve Board has proposed steps to strengthen regulation and supervision of large bank holding companies and systemically important nonbank financial firms. The... Read more →

by   |   December 20, 2011


New Acronyms: P4P, RDA, PTA & MOM – ISS Issues Guidance on New Pay-for-Performance Methodology

Employment, Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities ISS previously issued its 2012 policy update.  ISS has now delivered the promised additional guidance on the 2012 Pay-for-Performance (P4P) methodology in a technical document.... Read more →

by   |   December 20, 2011

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Now the CFPB is Looking for Whistleblowers

Banking, Consumer Protection, Employment The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, or CFPB announced several ways that whistleblowers can alert the Bureau to potential violations of federal consumer financial laws.  But... Read more →

by   |   December 16, 2011