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A Compliance Plan for the Extractive Industries Payment Disclosure Rule
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • September 28 2016

In the prior post we described the SEC's new Rule 13q-1 that took effect on Monday (September 26). In this post, we discuss steps covered companies


Tax Policy Update - September 20, 2016
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • September 20 2016

Last week was a bad week for Hillary Clinton. But the Democratic presidential nominee is still ahead of Donald Trump in the latest poll conducted by


Delay of Swap Dealer De Minimis Threshold
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • September 19 2016

On September 15, 2016, CFTC Chairman Massad, in remarks at the OTC Derivatives Summit North America, indicated he would recommend delaying the drop


Fall 2016 SBIC Debenture Coupon Rates Remain at Historical Lows
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • September 16 2016

In September 2016, the SBIC Funding Corporation completed a pooling of SBA debentures in the amount of $992,955,000. The SBA debentures have a coupon


CFPB’s Proposed Arbitration Rule Prompts Thousands of Comments
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • August 23 2016

The comment period for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)'s proposed arbitration rulemaking ended on Monday, and the Bureau received


ISDA Launches 2016 Variation Margin Protocol to Facilitate Compliance With Margin Rules
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • Global, USA
  • August 23 2016

On August 16, 2016, the International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc. (ISDA) published the ISDA 2016 Variation Margin Protocol (VM Protocol


Activist Investor Settles DOJ Premerger Notification Case for Record $11 Million
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • August 3 2016

On July 12, 2016, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that it had reached a settlement in its landmark lawsuit against activist investor


SEC Announces Settlement with Investment Advisory Firm Regarding Alleged Failure to Disclose Costs to Investors
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • July 22 2016

On July 14, 2016, the Securities and Exchange Commission announced the settlement of an enforcement action against RiverFront Investment Group


SEC Loses Chief of the SEC’s Office of the Whistleblower
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • Ireland, USA
  • July 14 2016

On Friday, July 8, 2016, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced Sean McKessey, Chief of the SEC's Office of the Whistleblower, will


DOJ’s First Corporate Enforcement Action Under Pilot Program
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • July 5 2016

In April 2016, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced its Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Enforcement Plan and Guidance, which includes a one-year