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SEC Proposed Rules on Issuer Review of Assets in Offerings of Asset-Backed Securities

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Public Companies and Securities The SEC has proposed new requirements in order to implement Section 945 and a portion of Section 932 of the Dodd-Frank Act (Release No. 33-9150).   First, the SEC has proposed a new rule under the Securities Act of 1933 to require any issuer registering the offer and sale of an asset-backed security (ABS), to perform […] Read more →

by   |   October 13, 2010

Examples of Proxy Statements After SEC Stay of Rule 14a-11

Public Companies and Securities  The SEC has stayed the application of proxy access rules set forth in Rule 14a-11.  The question remains whether issuers should make any Rule 14a-11 disclosures in their proxy... Read more →

by   |   October 13, 2010

FDIC Announces Director of New Division of Depositor and Consumer Protection

Banking The FDIC announced the appointment of Mark Pearce as director of the newly-established Division of Depositor and Consumer Protection, or DCP. The FDIC Board of Directors approved... Read more →

by   |   October 12, 2010

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SEC Proposes Rules on Family Offices

Public Companies and Securities The SEC has proposed a rule pursuant to Section 409 of the Dodd-Frank Act to define “family offices” that would be excluded from the definition of an investment adviser under... Read more →

by   |   October 12, 2010