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U.S. Brings Criminal Charges for False Sarbanes-Oxley Certifications

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Litigation, Public Companies and Securities An indictment was recently unsealed where the United States recently brought criminal charges, for among other things, false certifications under Section 302 and 906 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.  The allegations are of course horrendously egregious, and thankfully not the result of making fine judgments the U.S. Attorney thought were a little bit on the wrong […] Read more →

by   |   March 27, 2014

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Community Banks: OCC Guidance on Volker Rule

Banking The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, or OCC, has issued a short bulletin on compliance with the Volker Rule.  While largely a short restatement of the rule, it contains... Read more →

by   |   March 27, 2014

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CFTC Opens Broad Inquiry into Swap Data Recordkeeping and Reporting

Energy Following up on its January 21, 2014, formation of an interdivisional staff working group (Working Group) to review its swap data reporting and other provisions of Part 45 of its... Read more →

by   |   March 26, 2014

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Agencies Issue Proposed Rule on Minimum Requirements for Appraisal Management Companies

Banking, Consumer Protection Six agencies have issued a proposed rule that would implement minimum requirements for state registration and supervision of appraisal management companies, or AMCs. An AMC is an... Read more →

by   |   March 24, 2014