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SEC Proposes Rules on Window Dressing

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Banking, Insurance, Public Companies and Securities The SEC issued proposed rules on short-term borrowing disclosures.  Separately, the SEC issued an interpretive release on the presentation of liquidity and capital resource disclosures in MD&A disclosures.  The interpretive release will be effective upon publication in the Federal Register.  This rule making was not required by the Dodd-Frank Act but is a response to […] Read more →

by   |   September 17, 2010

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SEC Adopts Rules Related to Section 404 Reports for Non-Accelerated Filers

Public Companies and Securities The SEC adopted amendments to its rules and forms to conform them to new Section 404(c) of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, as added by Section 989G of the Dodd-Frank Act.   Section... Read more →

by   |   September 15, 2010

The “Family Office” Exemption

Private Equity, Public Companies and Securities Another important new exemption is the Act’s amendment of the definition of “investment adviser” in the Advisers Act to exclude “family offices.”  The Act also directs... Read more →

by   |   September 15, 2010

CFTC Speaks on Grandfather Petitions

Banking, Derivatives, Energy, Insurance, Uncategorized Late today, the CFTC made its first public announcements regarding how it would handle petitions for the grandfather relief made available by section 723(c) of the Dodd-Frank Act.... Read more →

by   |   September 10, 2010