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Advisory Committee on Small and Emerging Companies to hold public telephone meeting
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • January 3 2012

The SEC's Advisory Committee on Small and Emerging Companies will hold a public telephone meeting on January 6, 2012


Longer period designated to consider trading floor functions of market makers
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • January 3 2012

On December 22nd, the SEC designated February 15, 2012 as the date by which it will either approve, disapprove or institute proceedings regarding NYSE's and NYSE Amex's proposed codification of certain traditional trading floor functions that may be performed by designated market makers


Coast guard issues STCW guidance
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • February 26 2014

The U.S. Coast Guard has posted notice of the availability of nine new Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circulars (NVICs) to implement the agency's


FRB proposes enhanced prudential standards and early remediation requirements for covered companies
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • January 3 2012

On December 20th, the Federal Reserve Board published for comment proposed rules aimed at strengthening the regulation and supervision of large bank holding companies and systemically important nonbank financial firms


Agencies extend Volcker Rule comment period
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • January 3 2012

On December 23rd, the SEC, OCC, Federal Reserve Board, and the FDIC extended to February 13, 2012, the period in which comments may be submitted in response to their jointly proposed rule implementing the Dodd-Frank Act's prohibitions against proprietary trading


Cost of funds report
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • January 3 2012

On December 15th, the OCC issued the monthly Cost of Funds reports (current and historical), which provide information about funding costs, as of October 31, 2011, for institutions formerly regulated by the Office of Thrift Supervision


Changing landscape: thrift holding companies and their regulator
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • December 30 2011

The Dodd-Frank Act, effective July 21, 2011, eliminated the Office of Thrift Supervision (“OTS”) and transferred its regulatory authority to the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Federal Reserve Board (the FRB), and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation


Legislation & politics
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • January 5 2012

The U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 3094, the Workforce Democracy and Fairness Act, which mandates that no union election be held in fewer than 35 days, restricts which employees may vote in union elections, requires a two-week waiting period between a petition filing and the first hearing on the matter, and restricts how a union may contact prospective members


Court upholds $1 million damages award against credit reporting service
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • December 22 2011

A federal court in California recently upheld a $1 million verdict against Equifax Information Services


Courts are the presumptive adjudicators of whether a party has waived its arbitration rights
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • January 3 2012

On December 20th, the Eleventh Circuit vacated an arbitration award and remanded the matter to the district court