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CFTC Speaks on Grandfather Petitions

Banking, Derivatives, Energy, Insurance, Uncategorized Late today, the CFTC made its first public announcements regarding how it would handle petitions for the grandfather relief made available by section 723(c) of the Dodd-Frank Act. Section 723(c) allows persons to submit petitions to the CFTC on or before September 20, 2010 to remain subject to section 2(h) of the Commodity Exchange Act […] Read more →

by   |   September 10, 2010

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SEC to Propose Rules on Disclosures Related to Short-Term Borrowings

Banking, Insurance, Public Companies and Securities The SEC has announced that on September 17, 2010 it will hold an open meeting to consider whether to propose rules that would require a public company to provide certain... Read more →

by   |   September 10, 2010

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Shareholder Proxy Access Under New Rule 14a-11

Public Companies and Securities The proxy process represents the principal means by which shareholders become informed of and participate in the business to be undertaken at a public company’s annual... Read more →

by   |   September 10, 2010

Dodd-Frank Corporate Governance

Executive Compensation Policy Considerations and Dodd-Frank

Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities While the Dodd-Frank Act will continue to pose new and often novel compliance challenges for public companies for the foreseeable future (much like the Sarbanes-Oxley Act did in... Read more →

by   |   September 10, 2010