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MAKING SENSE OF DODD-FRANK

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SEC Sued to Implement Resource Extraction Rules

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Public Companies and Securities 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.  Since that time, industry players have asked the SEC to push forward so that conforming rules can be adopted in the European Union.  But nothing has happened. Oxfam […] Read more →

by   |   September 18, 2014

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CFTC Proposes Margin Rules for Uncleared Swaps

Derivatives, Energy Following bank regulators’ re-proposal of margin requirements for uncleared swaps by bank swap dealers (bank SDs) and bank major swap participants (bank MSPs), the CFTC has... Read more →

by   |   September 17, 2014

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NAM Says No Need for En Banc Rehearing in Conflict Minerals Case

Public Companies and Securities Earlier, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ordered the appellants in the conflict minerals case, NAM et al, to file a response to the SEC’s... Read more →

by   |   September 13, 2014

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SEC Examinations of Newly Registered Private Fund Advisers Wind Down

Investment Advisers, Private Equity In testimony before Congress, SEC Chair Mary Jo White noted that she anticipates SEC staff will conclude a two-year initiative to conduct focused, risk-based exams of newly... Read more →

by   |   September 11, 2014