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Court Orders SEC to Implement Resource Extraction Rule

resource exctraction

Litigation, Public Companies and Securities To review: On July 2, 2013, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia vacated the SEC’s resource extraction rules which were mandated by the Dodd-Frank Act. Oxfam America then brought a suit against the SEC in Federal Court in Massachusetts seeking a court order to require the SEC to adopt the rules. […] Read more →

by   |   September 2, 2015

US Capitol Building

44 Senators Ask SEC to Require Disclosure of Political Contributions

Public Companies and Securities In this letter 44 senators called on SEC Chair Mary Jo White to act on a rulemaking petition that would require companies to disclose their political spending. The letter was... Read more →

by   |   August 31, 2015

Scale and Gavel

States File First Brief in Regulation A+ Challenge

Public Companies and Securities Montana and Massachusetts have filed their first brief in their Regulation A+ challenge. They are not happy because Tier 2 offerings under Regulation A+ preempt state review of... Read more →

by   |   August 27, 2015

FinCEN Proposes Extending Anti-Money Laundering Compliance Requirements to Investment Advisers

Banking, Broker-Dealer, Investment Advisers, Private Equity On Tuesday, the United States Department of Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) proposed a rule that would require SEC-registered investment advisers,... Read more →

by   |   August 27, 2015