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OCC Issues Volcker Rule Interim Examination Procedures


Banking The OCC has issued interim examination procedures for Volker Rule compliance.  The purpose of the interim examination procedures is to help examiners determine whether banks have business activities or investments that are subject to the regulations and, if so, to guide examiners in assessing plans that banks have developed and are implementing to comply with […] Read more →

by   |   June 16, 2014


Don’t Ask a Whistleblower to Investigate the Conduct Reported to the SEC

Litigation The SEC recently charged a hedge fund advisory firm, which we refer to as the employer, for the first time using its new authority to bring anti-retaliation enforcement actions. ... Read more →

by   |   June 16, 2014

private equity

A Developing Trend: Heightened Scrutiny of Private Equity Fund Advisers

Broker-Dealer, Investment Advisers, Private Equity The Securities and Exchange Commission has recently increased its efforts in examining private equity fund advisers and the fees and expenses such advisers charge to portfolio... Read more →

by and   |   June 16, 2014

2014 New Year

SEC Commissioner Wants Dodd-Frank Wrapped Up

Banking SEC Commissioner Kara M. Stein recently gave remarks on the status of required Dodd-Frank rulemakings.  The pay ratio, claw back, conflict minerals and resources extraction rules... Read more →

by   |   June 14, 2014