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Treasury proposes comprehensive financial regulatory reform

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
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  • June 19 2009

On June 17, the U.S. Treasury Department released a comprehensive blueprint for financial sector regulatory reform titled “Financial Regulatory Reform: A New Foundation Rebuilding Financial Supervision and Regulation” (the “Plan”

Recent developments in the U.S. government response to the financial crisis

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 11 2009

Since the last publication of our Reference Guide to U.S. Rescue Efforts on February 24, the U.S. government has announced new measuresand provided further details on previously-announced measuresto combat the global financial crisis

SEC proposes rules implementing "say-on-pay" requirement for TARP recipients

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 1 2009

On July 1, 2009, the Securities and Exchange Commission unanimously voted to propose for public comment changes to the proxy rules to comply with the provisions of the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008, as amended by the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act of 2009 ("EESA"), requiring registrants receiving financial assistance under the Troubled Asset Relief Program ("TARP") to hold non-binding shareholder advisory votes on executive compensation (the so-called "say-on-pay" requirement

Summary of the proposed rule implementing the Volcker Rule

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
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  • November 1 2011

On October 11 and October 12, 2011, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (the “Board”), the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (the “FDIC”), the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) issued a notice of proposed rulemaking and request for comments (the “Proposed Rule”) implementing Section 619 of the Dodd-Frank Act, also known as the “Volcker Rule.”

Senate passes comprehensive financial reform bill

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
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  • May 26 2010

On May 20, 2010, the United States Senate passed, by a margin of 59 to 39, the Restoring Financial Stability Act of 2010 (the "Bill"), which is aimed at strengthening the US financial system and preventing future crises

Designation of systemically important nonbank financial institutions under the Dodd-Frank Act

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
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  • November 10 2011

The Financial Stability Oversight Council (“FSOC”) has published a proposed rule and interpretive guidance (together, the “Rule”) that detail the criteria and process the FSOC would use to designate nonbank financial companies as systemically important pursuant to the Dodd-Frank Act

What foreign private issuers need to know about the corporate governance and disclosure provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 30 2010

In an effort to reform the U.S. financial system and reduce systemic risk, Congress passed, and on July 21, 2010 the President signed into law, the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the “Act”