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First Meeting of Financial Stability Oversight Council

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Banking, Insurance, Private Equity The Financial Stability Oversight Council (sometimes referred to as FSOC) convened its first “Official” meeting on October 1, 2010.  There’s no lack of political maneuvering behind the scenes.  Despite the congressional scuttlebutt, the Council appeared to have a focused, energized agenda.  It passed resolutions during its meeting concerning a variety of important steps to fulfill its […] Read more →

by and   |   October 12, 2010

Dodd-Frank and SOX Whistleblower Protections

Public Companies and Securities The cooperation of corporate whistleblowers may be a crucial element of a transparent and fully accountable market place.  However,  many employees with knowledge of violations... Read more →

by   |   October 11, 2010

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Dealing With Rating Agencies After Regulation FD Change

Public Companies and Securities As noted, the SEC has removed the rating agency exemption from Regulation FD as required by Section 939B of the Dodd-Frank Act.  Regulation FD provides that when an issuer, or... Read more →

by   |   October 10, 2010

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Public Companies Will Need Special Board Approval to Enter Into Non-Cleared Swaps

Energy, Public Companies and Securities Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Act broadly requires many swap transactions to be subject to exchange trading and clearing requirements.  However, many end-users of swaps that use... Read more →

by   |   October 9, 2010