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CFTC Adopts Proposed Rules Regarding Protection of Consumer Information, Position Reports and a Definition of Agricultural Commodity

Derivatives The CFTC has adopted proposed rules which address the protection of consumer information, including rules which implement amendments to the Fair Credit Reporting Act and the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, rules regarding position reports for physical commodity swaps and a definition of agricultural commodity.  Fair Credit Reporting Act–Protection of Consumer Information  The Dodd-Frank Act amended the... Read more →

by   |   October 19, 2010

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SEC Publishes Golden Parachute Rule Release

Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities Yesterday, as part of its “Say on Pay” rulemaking proposals, the SEC released its proposed rules for disclosure of golden parachute arrangements in the transactional... Read more →

by   |   October 19, 2010

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FDIC Board Proposes Comprehensive, Long-range Fund Management Plan

Banking The Board of Directors of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) today voted to propose a comprehensive, long-range plan for deposit insurance fund management with the... Read more →

by   |   October 19, 2010

SEC Proposes Say-On-Pay Rules

Banking, Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities The SEC has proposed amendments (Release No. 33-9153) to its rules to implement the provisions of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act relating to... Read more →

by   |   October 18, 2010

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CFTC Staff to Host Public Roundtable to Discuss Individual Customer Collateral Protection

Banking, Derivatives, Insurance, Public Companies and Securities Staff of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) will hold a public roundtable on October 22, 2010, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., to discuss issues related to individual... Read more →

by   |   October 17, 2010

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Joint CFTC and SEC Roundtable on Credit Default Swaps

Banking, Derivatives The Securities and Exchange Commission and Commodity Futures Trading Commission staffs will hold a public roundtable on October 22 from 9 a.m. to noon to discuss issues related to... Read more →

by   |   October 16, 2010

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More Examples of Dodd-Frank Disclosures in SEC Filings

Public Companies and Securities Our further review of Dodd-Frank disclosures in SEC filings indicates disclosures continue to be included in risk factors, descriptions of internal control matters and... Read more →

by   |   October 15, 2010

SEC Requests Comment on Study of SOX Compliance Burden

Public Companies and Securities On October 14, the SEC recently issued a release requesting public comment in connection with a study relating to ways in which the SEC could reduce the burden of complying with... Read more →

by   |   October 15, 2010

CFTC to Hold Open Meeting on Second Series of Proposed Rules under the Dodd-Frank Act

Derivatives The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, October 19, 2010, at 9:30 a.m. to consider the issuance of the following proposed... Read more →

by   |   October 13, 2010