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More Examples of Dodd-Frank Disclosures in SEC Filings

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Public Companies and Securities Our further review of Dodd-Frank disclosures in SEC filings indicates disclosures continue to be included in risk factors, descriptions of internal control matters and descriptions of regulatory implications of the Dodd-Frank Act.  Examples from our previous review can be found here.  Examples from more recent filings are set forth below.  Risk Factors China New Media […] Read more →

by   |   October 15, 2010

SEC Requests Comment on Study of SOX Compliance Burden

Public Companies and Securities On October 14, the SEC recently issued a release requesting public comment in connection with a study relating to ways in which the SEC could reduce the burden of complying with... Read more →

by   |   October 15, 2010

CFTC to Hold Open Meeting on Second Series of Proposed Rules under the Dodd-Frank Act

Derivatives The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, October 19, 2010, at 9:30 a.m. to consider the issuance of the following proposed... Read more →

by   |   October 13, 2010

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SEC Proposes Rules to Mitigate Conflicts of Interest Involving Security-Based Swaps

Broker-Dealer, Derivatives The SEC has proposed rules intended to mitigate conflicts of interest for security-based swap clearing agencies, security-based swap execution facilities, and national securities... Read more →

by   |   October 13, 2010