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SEC Proposes Rules Regarding Accredited Investors

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Private Equity, Public Companies and Securities The SEC has proposed rules pursuant to Section 413(a) of the Dodd-Frank Act which requires the definition of “accredited investor” in the SEC’s Securities Act rules to exclude the value of a person’s primary residence for purposes of determining whether the person qualifies as an “accredited investor” on the basis of having a net worth […] Read more →

by   |   January 25, 2011


SEC Staff to Congress: Brokers Should be Subject to a Uniform Fiduciary Standard

Banking, Broker-Dealer, Investment Advisers The staff of the SEC has delivered to Congress a long-awaited study pursuant to Section 913 of the Dodd-Frank Act.  That provision of the Dodd-Frank Act requires the SEC to... Read more →

by   |   January 22, 2011

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Disclosure for Asset-Backed Securities Related to Representations, Warranties and Repurchase Histories

Banking, Public Companies and Securities In transaction agreements that govern a securitization, issuers or originators of asset-backed securities, or ABS, typically make “representations and warranties”... Read more →

by   |   January 21, 2011

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SEC Adopts Rules Regarding Review of Assets in ABS Offerings

Public Companies and Securities The SEC has adopted new requirements in order to implement Section 945 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010.  The new rules require any issuer... Read more →

by   |   January 21, 2011