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SEC Meeting to Consider Security-Based Swaps and Asset-Backed Securities

US Capitol Building

Public Companies and Securities The SEC has posted a Sunshine Act Notice related to an open meeting to be held on October 13, 2010.  The following matters will be addressed: The SEC will consider whether to adopt an interim final temporary rule under Section 766 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act to provide for the […] Read more →

by   |   October 6, 2010

Do I Need to Report My Swaps or Preserve Data?

Energy, Public Companies and Securities We previously reported on the CFTC’s Interim Final Rule for reporting Pre-enactment Swap Transactions.  Since that time, the text of the CFTC Rule 44.00 has been published in... Read more →

by   |   October 6, 2010

The Volcker Rule and Hedge Funds, Private Equity and Venture Capital Funds

Private Equity The “Volcker Rule” is named after former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker.  Broadly speaking it is a rule against banks making certain speculative kinds of investments... Read more →

by   |   October 6, 2010

President Obama Signs First Amendment to Dodd-Frank Into Law

Litigation, Public Companies and Securities As widely expected and reported earlier at Dodd-Frank and the Law, yesterday President Obama signed the Dodd-Frank Freedom of Information Restoration Amendments, which repealed... Read more →

by   |   October 6, 2010