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Schapiro on Security-Based Swaps

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Banking, Public Companies and Securities SEC Chair Mary Schapiro gave her thoughts on some of the implications of the Dodd-Frank Act for security based swaps in remarks given to the Security Traders Association.  Ms. Schapiro noted “Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Act provides a comprehensive framework for the regulation of the over-the-counter derivatives market.  It specifies the jurisdiction of the […] Read more →

by   |   September 23, 2010

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.... 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