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The Financial Report - Volume 3, No. 14 • July 24, 2014 (Global)

Discussion and Analysis - Monday of this week was the fourth anniversary of the signing of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. Like all anniversaries, it is a time for looking back. As would...more

SEC Issues FAQs on Volker Rule

The SEC has issued a series of FAQs on its final rule implementing section 13 of the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956 (“BHC Act”), commonly referred to as the “Volcker Rule.”...more

Corporate and Financial Weekly Digest - Volume IX, Issue 8

In this issue: - OTC Markets Proposes Amendments to OTCQX Rules and New Rules for US Banks - SEC Approves Changes to FINRA BrokerCheck Disclosure Rule 8312 - SEC to Examine Never-Before Examined...more

Observation 1.1 On The Volcker Rule: Community Banks – Size Does Matter

On December 10, 2013, after more than three years of intensive development, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (FRB), Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation...more

Will the JOBS Act Reduce the Cost to Raise Capital For Banks and Bank Holding Companies?

The JOBS Act contains a provision that community banks have long desired – an increase in the number of shareholders that a bank or a bank holding company can have before it is required to register its shares with the...more

SEC Provides Relief for Bank Holding Companies to Facilitate JOBS Act

The JOBS Act increased the threshold of registration under Section 12(g) of the Exchange Act from 300 to 1,200 persons. The JOBS Act does not on its face provide relief from Exchange Act reporting requirements under Section...more

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