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Treasury Seeks Comment on Whether Currency Swaps and Forwards Should be Regulated

Derivatives The Commodity Exchange Act, or CEA, as amended by Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, permits the Secretary of the Treasury to issue a written determination exempting foreign exchange swaps, foreign exchange forwards, or both, from the definition of a “swap” under the CEA.  To date, the Secretary has […] Read more →

by   |   October 31, 2010

Gensler States Foreign Banks Subject to CFTC Rules When Dealing With US Counterparties

Banking, Derivatives In remarks before the Institute of International Bankers on October 21, 2010, CFTC Chairman Gary Gensler addressed the question on whether a foreign bank can be regulated in the... Read more →

by   |   October 31, 2010

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ISS Likely to Favor Annual Say-On-Pay Vote

Public Companies and Securities ISS announced the opening of its annual comment period for its 2011 proxy voting policies. The comment period, part of ISS’ policy development process, offers institutional... Read more →

by   |   October 29, 2010

Sample Language for a Say-on-Pay Proposal

Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities The SEC’s rule proposal for say-on-pay makes it sound like it should be easy to draft.  The proposal states that issuers are not required to use any specific language or form... Read more →

by   |   October 28, 2010