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Private Fund Update - October 14, 2013

In this issue: - The President - The 113th Congress - Securities and Exchange Commission - Small Business Investor Alliance (SBIA) - Managed Fund Association (MFA) -...more

Financial Services Legislative and Regulatory Update -- July 15, 2013

In This Issue: Leading the Past Week; Legislative Branch; Executive Branch; International; and Upcoming Hearings. Excerpt from Leading the Past Week - Although there were several hearings and major...more

President Obama Nominates Two Senate Staff Members As SEC Commissioners

On May 23, President Obama nominated Michael Piwowar and Kara Stein to be members of the Securities and Exchange Commission....more

Senate Banking Committee Approves Nominees For Top CFPB, SEC Spots

On March 19, the Senate Banking Committee approved Mary Jo White to serve as SEC Commissioner/Chair through June 2014, and Richard Cordray to serve a five-year term as CFPB Director. The vote on Ms. White was 20-1. Senator...more

The Nomination Of Mary Jo White: More Than Just Politics

The President's nomination of Mary Jo White to become Chairman of the SEC has generated reservations as well as praise. Naysayers wonder whether her years in private practice representing banks and bankers, including J.P....more

Should Wall Street Fear Mary Jo White? [Video]

Feb. 1 (Bloomberg Law) -- Mary Jo White has spent decades as both a federal prosecutor and later as outside counsel for many financial institutions. If the Senate confirms her as SEC chair, will Wall Street be facing a lawyer...more

Financial Services Legislative And Regulatory Update -- January 28, 2013

In This Issue: Leading the Past Week; Legislative Branch; Executive Branch; and Upcoming Hearings. Excerpt from Leading the Past Week - The week began with the theater of official Washington appearing to...more

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