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Gallagher: SEC Should Not Alienate Chief Compliance Officers

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Investment Advisers, Litigation, Private Equity Outgoing SEC Commissioner Daniel M. Gallagher explained his dissenting votes in two SEC enforcement actions against Chief Compliance Officers.  Mr. Gallagher explained that in both instances, the Commission’s order states that the CCO was responsible for the implementation of the firms’ policies and procedures.  This, he says, illustrates a Commission trend toward strict liability for […] Read more →

by   |   June 18, 2015

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CFPB Plans Delay of Know Before You Owe Rule

Banking, Consumer Protection Residential mortgage originators struggling to meet the August 1, 2015 implementation date for the new Truth-in-Lending RESPA Integrated Disclosure Rule received a reprieve... Read more →

by   |   June 18, 2015


MSRB Provides Guidance on Developing Supervision and Compliance Programs for Municipal Advisors

Municipal Advisors, Uncategorized Rule G-44 of the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board, or MSRB, became effective on April 23, 2015. That Rule establishes the supervisory and compliance obligations of municipal... Read more →

by   |   June 17, 2015


SEC Says Fantasy Stock Trading Violates Securities Laws; Charges Others for Selling Illegal Security-Based Swaps

Derivatives, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities The SEC issued an Investor Alert which says fantasy stock trading for small amounts of money can violate provisions of securities laws implemented by the Dodd-Frank Act.  I bet... Read more →

by   |   June 17, 2015