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Financial services legislative and regulatory update - July 15 2011
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • July 15 2011

It was another week of alphabet soup, ending with the news that Congress is going to take up the CCB to appease conservatives who see a vote on a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution as the only way to deal with impending crack in the debt ceiling, which is now less than two weeks away


Financial services legislative and regulatory update - July 8 2011
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • July 8 2011

It was all debt ceiling again this week, and as of this past Friday there are 25 days until the August 2nd default date, but only 14 days until the July 22nd deadline imposed by the President to give Congress enough time to draft the legislation


Financial services legislative and regulatory update - March 11, 2013
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • March 11 2013

As the first full week of the Federal government’s sequestration comes to a close, the effects have been palpable. The Dow Jones closed just shy of


Financial services legislative and regulatory update
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • Global, USA
  • July 22 2013

Yesterday marked the 3rd Anniversary of the enactment of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. Going into the fourth year


Financial services legislative and regulatory update - December 3, 2012
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • December 3 2012

There must have been something in the turkey, because all of the optimism surrounding a positive resolution to the fiscal cliff seemed to have evaporated this week


Potential extension of swaps rules causes international backlash
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • Global, USA
  • May 27 2011

According to a Wall Street Journal article published this week, foreign banks and funds are becoming increasingly concerned that U.S. regulators will extend their activities overseas and enforce risk mitigation portions of the Dodd-Frank Act abroad


House committee approves delayed derivatives rulemaking
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • May 27 2011

On May 24th, the House Financial Services Committee agreed to legislation that would delay the implementation of the derivatives and swaps market reform portions of the Dodd-Frank Act for two years


CFTC commissioner, New York delegation skeptical of proposed swap rules
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • May 20 2011

Recently, CFTC Commissioner Scott O'Malia criticized aspects of several CFTC Dodd-Frank rulemakings


Financial services legislative and regulatory update - March 19, 2012
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • March 19 2012

The embers of hope for a bipartisan renaissance in Congress, or at least the Senate, continued to glow as Majority Leader Reid appeared to have acquiesced from the calls from Majority Leader Cantor and Minority Leader McConnell, among others, and decided to take up the House passed version of the capital formation bills


Financial services legislative and regulatory update - June 25, 2012
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • European Union, Global, USA
  • June 25 2012

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