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A.I.G. to list American International Assurance on the Hong Kong stock exchange

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 22 2009

According to recent reports in the New York Times and Financial Times, A.I.G. plans to list its Asian life insurance unit, American International Assurance (“A.I.A.”), on the Hong Kong stock exchange by year’s end

Details of House-passed financial regulatory reform legislation

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 14 2009

On Friday, the House passed its 1,200 page package of nine bills to reform the U.S. financial regulatory system by a vote of 223-202

House committee completes action on financial regulatory reform legislation, stage set for floor vote next week

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 3 2009

The House Financial Services Committee completed its work on a large scale financial regulatory overhaul on Wednesday, when the committee voted to approve the final piece of the Administration’s reform proposal systemic risk legislation

SEC and NAIC take affirmative steps to address corporate disclosures regarding climate change

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 27 2009

On October 2, 2009, as part of the 48th Annual Corporate Counsel Institute held at Northwestern University School of Law, SEC Commissioner Elisse B. Walter gave a speech entitled “SEC Rulemaking ‘Advancing The Law’ To Protect Investors.”

FSA issues reminder on its approval and interview process for significant influence functions

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • October 27 2009

On 14 October 2009, the FSA wrote to the CEOs of certain regulated firms to clarify its new approach to the approval and supervision of persons performing significant influence functions (SIFs

SEC takes interest in life settlements

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 23 2009

SEC Commissioner Mary L. Schapiro indicated on October 22, 2009 that life settlements are an "area of emerging interest" to the SEC

Cox appointed CEO of the Bermuda Monetary Authority (BMA) effective 1 January 2010

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • Bermuda
  • -
  • October 21 2009

Jeremy Cox will succeed Matthew Elderfield as CEO of the BMA at the beginning of next year

European Commission pushes ahead with stronger financial supervision in Europe

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • European Union
  • -
  • October 6 2009

The European Commission announced on 23 September 2009 the adoption of legislative proposals to strengthen financial supervision in Europe in the wake of the global financial crisis

Financial regulatory reform outlook

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 1 2009

Though currently shadowed by healthcare reform efforts that have dominated the congressional schedule this fall, the push to enact a financial regulatory overhaul has been making steady progress in Congress

SEC Task Force to investigate life settlements

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 21 2009

According to industry reports, the US Securities and Exchange Commission has formed a multidisciplinary task force (“Task Force”) to investigate life settlements (i.e. the sale of life insurance products by policyholders to third-party investors