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MAKING SENSE OF DODD-FRANK

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Federal Reserve Report to Congress on Risk Retention

Banking As required by Section 941(c) of the Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System  has conducted a study and issued a report on the effect of the new risk retention requirements to be developed and implemented by the federal agencies, and of Statements of Financial […] Read more →

by   |   October 23, 2010

Dodd-Frank Interim Rule on Real Estate Appraisal Requirements

Banking The Federal Reserve Board has published for public comment an interim final rule amending Regulation Z (Truth in Lending).  The interim rule implements Section 129E of the Truth... Read more →

by   |   October 22, 2010

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New Regulation FD Case-Winks and Nods Still Count

Public Companies and Securities The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced enforcement actions against Office Depot, Inc. and two executives for violating or causing violations of fair disclosure... Read more →

by   |   October 21, 2010

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... 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