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Beware of Twitter

Banking, Broker-Dealer, Public Companies and Securities Companies, like athletes, show business types, and your teenage kids, have been flocking to twitter.  Be careful, says Michele N. Anderson, Chief of the Office of Mergers and Acquisitions of the SEC’s Corporation Finance Division.  The 140 character limit means there may be no room for required SEC legends, which must accompany certain types of […] Read more →

by   |   October 20, 2010

SEC Chairman Speaks to NACD — Upcoming Rulemaking; Recent Proxy Rules

Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities Yesterday, Mary L. Schapiro, Chairperson of the SEC, addressed the National Association of Corporate Directors. She reviewed several recent SEC proxy rules which pre-date... Read more →

by   |   October 20, 2010

CFTC to Hold Open Meeting on Third Series of Proposed Rules under the Dodd-Frank Act

Banking, Derivatives The Commodity Futures Trading Commission, or CFTC, will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, October 26, 2010, to consider the issuance of the following proposed rulemakings under... Read more →

by   |   October 19, 2010

CFTC Adopts Proposed Rules Regarding Protection of Consumer Information, Position Reports and a Definition of Agricultural Commodity

Derivatives The CFTC has adopted proposed rules which address the protection of consumer information, including rules which implement amendments to the Fair Credit Reporting Act and the... Read more →

by   |   October 19, 2010