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MAKING SENSE OF DODD-FRANK

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Summary of Corporate Governance Provisions in the Dodd-Frank Act

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Public Companies and Securities Set forth below is a summary of the principal corporate governance and corporate finance provisions of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the “Dodd-Frank Act” or the “Act”) for non-financial institutions. Voting by Brokers. Under Section 957 of the Dodd-Frank Act, national securities exchanges are required to prohibit broker voting with respect […] Read more →

by , , , , , and   |   August 15, 2010

Insurance Group Responds to Dodd-Frank Act

Insurance The National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies (NAMIC) issued this press release in response to the Dodd-Frank Act.  As we noted here, Dodd-Frank establishes a new... Read more →

by   |   August 15, 2010

Swap Rulemakings—CFTC & SEC Hit the Starting Blocks

Banking, Derivatives, Energy, Insurance As the CFTC’s first move in its monumental task of implementing the swap trading provisions of Dodd-Frank, the agency yesterday announced a joint Advanced Notice of Proposed... Read more →

by   |   August 14, 2010

The Great FOIA Debate

Public Companies and Securities Section 929I of the Dodd-Frank Act which provides an exemption from the Freedom of Information Act in certain circumstances has sparked a great deal of controversy.  The... Read more →

by   |   August 14, 2010