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SEC Commissioner Objects to Retroactive Application of Dodd-Frank Bars

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Investment Advisers, Litigation, Municipal Advisors Commissioner Gallagher recently filed this opinion dissenting in part with respect to In the Matter of John W. Lawton. The matter arose out of the alleged misconduct of respondent John W. Lawton, who purportedly committed multiple violations of the antifraud provisions of the securities laws. The respondent’s alleged misconduct resulted in the imposition of a […] Read more →

by   |   August 5, 2014

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GAO Can’t Conclude Large Banks Have Lower Funding Costs Than Smaller Banks

Banking The Government Accountability Office, or GAO, was asked to review the benefits that the largest bank holding companies (those with more than $500 billion in assets) have received... Read more →

by   |   August 1, 2014


SEC Waives Rule and Reverses Course to Grant Whistleblower Windfall

Employment, Litigation In August 2013 the SEC whistleblower claims review staff issued a preliminary determination and recommended a whistleblower claim be denied. Although the record demonstrated that... Read more →

by   |   July 31, 2014

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SEC Grants Exceptions to Family Office Rules

Investment Advisers The SEC has previously adopted a rule to define “family offices” that are excluded from the Investment Advisers Act of 1940. “Family offices” are entities established by... Read more →

by   |   July 30, 2014