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MAKING SENSE OF DODD-FRANK

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Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Gets Underway

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Uncategorized Pursuant to the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010 (“CFP Act”), which is part of the Dodd-Frank Act, the Secretary of the Treasury has designated July 21, 2011, as the date for the transfer of functions to the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (“CFPB”).  On this “designated transfer date,” certain authorities will transfer from other […] Read more →

by   |   September 23, 2010

CFTC to Hold Open Meeting October 1 on First Proposed Rules

Banking, Derivatives, Energy, Insurance, Uncategorized The CFTC has announced that it will hold an open meeting on Friday, October 1, 2010 to consider issuance of the following first proposed rules under the Dodd-Frank Act: • the... Read more →

by   |   September 23, 2010

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Schapiro on Security-Based Swaps

Banking, Public Companies and Securities SEC Chair Mary Schapiro gave her thoughts on some of the implications of the Dodd-Frank Act for security based swaps in remarks given to the Security Traders Association.  Ms.... Read more →

by   |   September 23, 2010

Chairman Sheds Light on CFTC Rulemakings in Remarks to Chamber of Commerce

Banking, Derivatives, Energy, Insurance In remarks before the U.S. Chamber of Commerce yesterday, CFTC Chairman Gary Gensler discussed several aspects of the Commission’s implementation of the Dodd-Frank Act.... Read more →

by   |   September 22, 2010