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Treasury Official Discusses Path Forward on Financial Reform

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Banking Michael Barr, Treasury Assistant Secretary for Financial Institutions, outlined the path forward for implementing the Dodd-Frank Act on August 10, 2010.  Mr. Barr noted the agencies involved in implementing financial reform are in the process of establishing timelines for moving forward on the scores of studies, regulations, and other regulatory actions required by the Dodd-Frank […] Read more →

by   |   August 11, 2010

Review of SEC’s Prior Proxy Access Proposal

Public Companies and Securities Section 971 of the Dodd-Frank Act provides that the SEC may prescribe rules that permit shareholders to include nominees for election as directors in proxy statements and... Read more →

by   |   August 10, 2010

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FDIC Creates Office of Complex Financial Institutions

Banking The FDIC Board of Directors today approved the creation of a new Office of Complex Financial Institutions (CFI) and Division of Depositor and Consumer Protection (DCP) to help... Read more →

by   |   August 10, 2010

Say on Pay and Broker Non-Votes

Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities The Dodd-Frank Act expands the areas in which brokers are prohibited from voting unless they have received specific client instructions.  Section 957 of the Act amends the... Read more →

by   |   August 10, 2010