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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. According to the Chairman, the Commission is following two guiding principles with respect to its rule-writing process. The first principle, which should come as no surprise, is adherence to the text […] Read more →

by   |   September 22, 2010

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Panel Predicts Limited Use of the New Shareholder Proxy Access Rules

Public Companies and Securities Back on September 10, 2010, we summarized new Exchange Act Rule 14a-11 relating to shareholder proxy access.  Last week, in a panel discussion organized by the Practising Law... Read more →

by   |   September 20, 2010

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SEC Rulemaking Schedule Addresses Derivatives Trading

Banking, Derivatives, Energy, Insurance, Uncategorized The SEC’s recently released rulemaking schedule for implementation of the Dodd-Frank Act includes a schedule for implementing the derivatives trading provisions of the Act.... Read more →

by   |   September 19, 2010

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More 14a-11 Examples

Public Companies and Securities Filings by public companies continue to include references to Rule 14a-11, which permits shareholders to nominate a director and include the nomination in the registrant’s proxy... Read more →

by   |   September 19, 2010