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Reverse inquiry transactions in the spotlight

USA - February 6 2013 "Reverse inquiry transactions" take a variety of forms. In the classic example of a reverse inquiry, a particular investor or its representative…

Anna T. Pinedo, Bradley Berman, Lloyd S. Harmetz.

Extended settlements and Regulation T

USA - February 6 2013 When scheduling settlements of registered securities to be paid in cash, issuers and broker-dealers should be wary of requests from investors to…

Anna T. Pinedo, Bradley Berman, Lloyd S. Harmetz.

Key issues for Yankee CDs

USA - May 15 2013 Yankee CDs are certificates of deposit issued by U.S. branches of non-U.S. banks. Some Yankee CDs are issued by a federally licensed branch that is…

Bradley Berman, Lloyd S. Harmetz, Muhannad R. Al-Najjab.

Another shoe drops: the Federal Reserve Board proposes Dodd-Frank systemic prudential regulations for foreign banks

USA - December 16 2012 Making good on Federal Reserve Governor Daniel Tarullo’s promise earlier this month of imminent Federal Reserve Board (“Board”) action to regulate foreign banks in the U.S. under the Dodd-Frank Act, late Friday afternoon the Board proposed regulations (“Proposal”) to implement the enhanced prudential regulation and early remediation requirements of Sections 165 and 166 of the Dodd-Frank Act for systemically important and other foreign banks, and foreign nonbank financial institutions.

More leverage for the unleveraged - Basel Committee proposes specific leverage capital framework for banking organizations

Global - July 1 2013 On June 26, the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision ("Basel Committee") published a Consultative Document that proposes specific leverage capital…