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CFTC Proposes Rule to Implement End User Exception

Banking, Derivatives, Energy, Insurance The CFTC has proposed a rule to implement the so-called “end-user exception” to mandatory clearing of standardized swaps under the Dodd-Frank Act. Although the text of the rule has not been released, the CFTC has provided a fact sheet and Q&A outlining the major features of the rule. Section 723 of the Act requires mandates […] Read more →

by   |   December 10, 2010

Say-on-Pay Examples and Thoughts and Observations

Public Companies and Securities The proxy statements with required say-on-pay votes are starting to roll in.  Monsanto is a superb example.  The problem is, many issuers do not have the resources to match that... Read more →

by   |   December 10, 2010

Will Whistleblower Claims Give Rise to More SEC Enforcement Actions?

Broker-Dealer, Investment Advisers, Private Equity The Dodd-Frank Act’s whistleblower protection provisions will go into effect no later than nine months after July 22, 2010.  When they do, it will be interesting to see if they... Read more →

by   |   December 9, 2010

Stacks of Coins

CFTC and SEC to Host Roundtable on Capital and Margin Requirements

Banking, Derivatives, Energy, Insurance CFTC and SEC staff will hold a joint public roundtable on Friday, December 10, 2010, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., to discuss issues related to the capital and margin requirements... Read more →

by   |   December 7, 2010