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Beware of Twitter

Banking, Broker-Dealer, Public Companies and Securities Companies, like athletes, show business types, and your teenage kids, have been flocking to twitter.  Be careful, says Michele N. Anderson, Chief of the Office of Mergers and Acquisitions of the SEC’s Corporation Finance Division.  The 140 character limit means there may be no room for required SEC legends, which must accompany certain types of […] Read more →

by   |   October 20, 2010

SEC Chairman Speaks to NACD — Upcoming Rulemaking; Recent Proxy Rules

Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities Yesterday, Mary L. Schapiro, Chairperson of the SEC, addressed the National Association of Corporate Directors. She reviewed several recent SEC proxy rules which pre-date... Read more →

by   |   October 20, 2010

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

Banking, Derivatives The Commodity Futures Trading Commission, or CFTC, will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, October 26, 2010, to consider the issuance of the following proposed rulemakings under... Read more →

by   |   October 19, 2010

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... 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

Dodd-Frank Corporate Governance

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

Dodd-Frank Corporate Governance

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