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Office of Financial Research Issues Statement on Progress in the Initiative to Establish a Legal Entity Identifier


Banking, Derivatives The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act established the Office of Financial Research and provides it with the authority to collect data to support the Financial Stability Oversight Council, or FSOC,  and to set standards for reporting such data.  To support the FSOC in identifying connections among market participants and monitoring systemic risk, […] Read more →

by   |   August 12, 2011


MSRB Requests Comment on Municipal Advisor Rules on Written Communications and Disclosures

Municipal Advisors The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board, or MSRB, has requested comment on extending the MSRB’s rule on advertisements to cover municipal advisors and on a draft interpretive... Read more →

by   |   August 10, 2011


MSRB Proposes Groundbreaking Rules on Obligations of Municipal Securities Underwriters to Government Bond Issuers

Municipal Advisors The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board, or MSRB, has requested approval from the SEC of a notice that would establish detailed obligations of underwriters of municipal... Read more →

by   |   August 2, 2011

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CFPB Gives Notice Regarding Social Media Records

Consumer Protection The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, or CFPB, anticipates that users of social media will interact with the CFPB through services such as Facebok, Twitter, YouTube and... Read more →

by   |   August 1, 2011