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SEC Adopts Rules for Disclosure of Hedging Policies
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • December 19 2018

Yesterday (without a meeting), the SEC approved final rules to require companies to disclose in proxy or information statements for the election of


Après LIBOR: Black Swan or Y2K
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • June 27 2018

Unquestionably, the London Inter-Bank Offered Rate ("LIBOR") is an integral part of nearly every type of financial product available in the financial


What Does the Dodd-Frank Relief Bill mean for Enhanced Prudential Standards for Foreign Banks?
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • May 25 2018

On May 23, Congress passed a bill to revise Dodd-Frank to reduce regulatory burdens on banks. Just as with the original Dodd-Frank Act, the real work


Financial Regulatory Reform It's Coming, Unless it Doesn't
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • November 21 2016

If you're like me, you are constantly receiving alerts from consultants, law firms, policy shops and others, all predicting how the Trump


Effects of CFTC swap interpretations on subsidiary guarantees of new and existing credit facilities
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • February 11 2013

The purpose of this Client Advisory is to alert lenders and borrowers to the impact that recent Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) swap


CFTC regulation of swaps under Dodd-Frank an update on recent developments for end-user counterparties
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • January 29 2013

Since our September 28, 2012 corporate advisory (Project Planning for Swap End-Users under CFTC Dodd-Frank Rules), the Commodity Futures Trading


Project planning for swap end-users under CFTC Dodd-Frank rule
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • September 28 2012

Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 (“Dodd-Frank”) imposes registration, reporting, clearing, conduct and other requirements on previously unregulated swaps markets.


SEC adopts rules on conflict minerals disclosure how public companies may be impacted
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • September 6 2012

Following a lengthy delay, the Securities and Exchange Commission has adopted rules mandated by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act that relate to reporting requirements regarding “conflict minerals” originating in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and adjoining countries (“covered countries”).


Compensation committees and consultants subject to new rules regarding independence and conflicts of interest
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • July 9 2012

Compensation committees of publicly-traded companies will soon be subject to additional rules governing their use of advisers and the independence of the members of their committees.


JOBS Act: reducing regulatory burdens on companies going public and expanding private capital raising opportunities
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • April 10 2012

With bipartisan support, the “Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act” (JOBS Act), was approved in both houses of Congress, and signed into law by President Obama on April 5, 2012.