It never actually became a case, but maybe you remember this matter from a few years ago. In January 2011, former Berkshire Hathaway executive David Sokol bought about 100,000 shares in Lubrizol Corporation shortly before...more
On February 27, the Fed provided an additional 30 days to comment on an advance notice of proposed rulemaking regarding physical commodity activities conducted by financial holding companies. Public comment period is extended...more
On February 11, 2014, the United States Tax Court issued a memorandum opinion (i) determining the proper method for valuing a holding company (i.e., an S or C corporation holding marketable securities or appreciated...more
The Federal Reserve Board (the “FRB” or the “Board”) issued an advance notice of proposed rulemaking (the “ANPR”) seeking public comment on issues related to activities concerning physical commodities conducted by financial...more
New advanced notice of proposed rulemaking requests public comments on physical commodities activities and merchant banking investments of financial holding companies.
The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve...more
Section 606 of the Dodd-Frank Act adds a new standard for a bank holding company (BHC) which elects to become, or already is, a financial holding company (FHC). Now, in order for a BHC to elect or maintain FHC status, not...more
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