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General Counsel update - February 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Global
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  • February 27 2014

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), the Free Trade Agreement Covering the major economies of the Pacific Rim, is thought to be Nearing signature

ERISA advisory - proposed regulation redefining fiduciary

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
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  • USA
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  • November 5 2010

On October 21, 2010, the Department of Labor (Department) proposed a wholesale revision to its regulation that defines the term “fiduciary” under ERISA and the Internal Revenue Code

NAIC considers proposal to treat working capital finance notes as invested assets

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 29 2011

On March 27, 2011, at the Spring National Meeting of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners ("NAIC"), the Valuation of Securities (E) Task Force ("VOS Task Force") evaluated a proposal to allow insurance companies to treat Working Capital Finance Notes as invested assets

Bond insurer FGIC ordered to stop writing policies and to cease paying claims; isda announces FGIC 'failure to pay' credit event

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • December 11 2009

On November 24, 2009, Financial Guaranty Insurance Company ("FGIC"), a New York-domiciled monoline financial guaranty insurer, was ordered by New York's Superintendent of Insurance to cease writing any new policies and to suspend payment of all claims

International regulatory update - 27 31 January 2014

  • Clifford Chance LLP
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  • European Union, France, Germany, Global, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Singapore, United Kingdom, USA
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  • January 31 2014

The EU Commission has adopted a proposed regulation on structural measures to improve the resilience of EU credit institutions. The proposed

IRS releases final regulations on the comparable effectiveness fee

  • Haynes and Boone LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 21 2012

The U.S. Internal Revenue Service ("IRS") recently released final regulations regarding the "comparable effectiveness fee" applicable to certain health

Derivatives clearing required by Dodd-Frank will apply to the insurance industry

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • September 18 2012

Among the far-reaching reforms included in the Dodd-Frank Act (the “DFA”) was a comprehensive new regulatory framework for derivatives

Financial services update February 24 2014 federal rules effective dates

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • February 24 2014

Prohibitions and Restrictions on Proprietary Trading and Certain Interests in, and Relationships with, Hedge Funds and Private

International regulatory update 24 28 February 2014

  • Clifford Chance LLP
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  • European Union, Germany, Global, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA
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  • March 3 2014

EU Parliament and Council negotiators have reached an agreement on the proposed directive amending Directive 200965EC on the coordination of laws

CFTC issues foundational definitions for new OTC derivatives regulation

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 15 2012

On August 13, 2012, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC” or “Commission”) issued a joint final rulemaking in conjunction with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) further defining the term “Swap” as required under Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, which was enacted in July 2010 in response to the 2008 financial crisis