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CFTC to Shift Enforcement Actions to Administrative Courts

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Banking, Derivatives, Energy, Litigation The CFTC plans to revive the use of administrative courts to bring enforcement actions for violations of the Commodity Exchange Act and CFTC regulations, according to recent remarks by Aitan Goelman, Director of the Division of Enforcement (reported here by Reuters). This marks a shift from the agency’s practice in recent years of prosecuting such […] Read more →

by   |   March 21, 2015

shareholders

Issuers Omit Proposals From Proxy Statements

Public Companies and Securities As noted here, two issuers have omitted shareholder proposals from preliminary proxy statements where no-action letters from the SEC regarding omission of the proposals have been... Read more →

by   |   March 20, 2015

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CFPB to Allow Consumers to Voice Public Complaints About Financial Companies

Banking, Consumer Protection The CFPB is finalizing a policy to allow consumers to voice publicly their complaints about consumer financial products and services. When consumers submit a complaint to the... Read more →

by   |   March 19, 2015

governance

SEC Chair White Warns on Fee Shifting Bylaws

Litigation, M&A, Public Companies and Securities In remarks at a conference attended by M&A professionals, SEC Chair White gave her views on fee shifting bylaws.  Currently the SEC staff is focused on making sure the... Read more →

by   |   March 19, 2015