The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act is a United States federal statute signed into law on July 21, 2010. The Act was passed in response to the Great Recession of the late 2000s and... more +
The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act is a United States federal statute signed into law on July 21, 2010. The Act was passed in response to the Great Recession of the late 2000s and includes broad reforms related to many aspects of the financial and banking industry. Notable sections of the Act include stricter regulations of the derivatives market, as well as the Volcker Rule, which restricts the trading practices of FDIC-insured institutions.
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On April 9, 2013, the European Union agreed to a preliminary deal requiring oil, gas, mining and forestry companies to report in greater detail any payments at or above €100,000 (approximately $130,000) they make to foreign...more
At its open meeting on May 16, 2013, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission will vote on the final interpretative rule for disruptive trading practices under Section 747 of the Dodd-Frank Act. That order should be of...more
Introduction: High Pressure Regulatory Environment -
Now more than ever, there is increased regulatory pressure on organizations – and their Boards of Directors – to create and maintain effective ethics and compliance...more
We've highlighted a few notable developments in corporate governance law taking place this spring that may be of interest to you. For more information on any of the topics listed below, please contact us at...more
The enactment of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (“Dodd-Frank Act,” or “Dodd-Frank”) in 2010 was a watershed moment in the history of U.S. financial services regulation. As we move through 2013...more
Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act ("Dodd-Frank Act") (enacted July 21, 2010) generally became effective on July 16, 2011. Since then, the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") has...more
The CFPB, through its Office of Financial Protection for Older Americans, has issued a report to Congress and the SEC that makes recommendations for informing older consumers about the legitimacy of certifications of...more
January, 2013, was a watershed month for mortgage standards after the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released the long-awaited final rules on ability to repay, qualified mortgages, mortgage servicing, and appraisal...more
It has been several years since the Federal Trade Commission’s Red Flag Rule took effect; and the banking regulators have had the Red Flag Interagency Guidance in place since 2007. Finally, entities regulated by the...more
Audit committees must aid management in navigating an increasingly complex regulatory framework. Two recent developments arising from the passage and implementation of the Dodd-Frank Act have led to further challenges for...more
A periodic bulletin keeping small businesses informed about current developments in securities law and related matters.
Final Nasdaq Rule -
In our October 2012 Bulletin, we discussed The NASDAQ Stock Exchange LLC’s...more
Federal authorities have extended the deadline imposed on swap dealers and major swap participants to amend swap documentation to comply with certain new legal requirements imposed by the Dodd-Frank Act.
The deadline for...more
As almost everyone knows, Lance Armstrong spoke for the first time about his performance enhancing drug (PED) use recently on Oprah. On the first night he admitted for the first time that he used PEDs during his seven wins at...more
New rules affecting ERISA-covered retirement plans entering into swap transactions will come into effect in May 2013. These rules, known as the “Business Conduct Standards,” implement certain provisions of the Dodd-Frank...more
An insured federal depository institution may request a transition period to comply with the “push-out” requirements of section 716 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the “Dodd-Frank Act”)...more
Lowenstein Sandler’s Investment Management Group is pleased to provide you with (i) a summary of recent legislative and regulatory developments that impact the investment management community; and (ii) checklists of year-end...more
Swaps trade in a global market. Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Act amended the Commodity Exchange Act (CEA) to impose a panoply of regulation on the swaps market mostly through regulations adopted by the Commodity Futures...more
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission rulemaking whirlwind that was 2012 has come and gone, putting that agency's comprehensive swap regulatory regime mostly in place. Here are nine important actions energy companies...more
The CFTC rulemaking whirlwind that was 2012 has come and gone, putting the agency’s comprehensive swap regulatory regime mostly in place. While many energy companies and other swaps end users found much to be happy about in...more
On December 18, 2012, the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (the “Commission”) approved interim final rules (the “Interim Final Rules”) for swap dealers (“SDs”) and major swap participants (“MSPs”) that delay...more
On December 18, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), by private vote, adopted interim final rules (Interim Final Rules) to amend the compliance dates for previously issued final rules that establish external...more
The CFTC has issued an interim final rule regarding certain business conduct and documentation requirements for swap dealers and major swap participants. The compliance date for the business conduct standards and certain...more
This summary has been updated to reflect the amendment to the Nasdaq Proposed Rules now referenced in the third paragraph of the Overview below.
On June 20, 2012, the Securities and Exchange Commission...more
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has issued an interim rule to extend the compliance date with certain business conduct standards (BCS) and documentation rules for swap dealers and major swap participants. The...more
The Securities and Exchange Commission’s Annual Report on the Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Program, released November 2012, provides the first complete year of data on the activities of the Office of the Whistleblower (“OWB”)...more
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