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DLA Piper | USA | 20 Nov 2018

Bank Regulatory News and Trends

Speaking on November 9 at the Brookings Institution, Fed Vice Chairman for Supervision Randal Quarles discussed some of the changes the Fed has


Winston & Strawn LLP | USA | 21 Feb 2017

Financial Services Update, Vol. 12, Issue 7

The Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) filed an action on February 13th in its continued effort to crack down on unregistered brokers. In


Sullivan & Cromwell LLP | USA | 4 Feb 2017

Executive Order Requires Fundamental Reassessment of Existing Rules; Labor Department to Reexamine its “Fiduciary Rule”

Yesterday, President Trump issued an Executive Order (the “Executive Order”) setting forth seven “Core Principles” to serve as the basis for the


Sullivan & Cromwell LLP | USA | 4 Feb 2017

President Trump Takes Initial Steps Aimed at Reshaping Financial Industry Regulation

Yesterday, President Trump issued an Executive Order (the "Executive Order") setting forth seven "Core Principles" to serve as the basis for the


Ropes & Gray LLP | USA | 8 Aug 2011

D.C. Circuit strikes down “proxy access” rule

On July 22, 2011, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit struck down Rule 14a-11 under the Exchange Act, which the SEC adopted last year to broaden “proxy access” for shareholders seeking to place their own nominees to boards of directors on a company’s proxy.


Mintz | USA | 10 Jun 2011

Vacancies in administration convey broader effort to stall reform

While Treasury Secretary Geithner warned against undermining efforts to stall or water down financial regulation, Senate Republicans are refusing to confirm nominees to crucial financial regulatory posts.


Mintz | USA | 13 May 2011

Senate banking committee grills FSOC on SIFI designation rules

On Thursday, the Senate Banking Committee called all representatives of the Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC) to testify, ostensibly for an oversight hearing on Dodd-Frank implementation.


White & Case LLP | USA | 21 Apr 2011

Will the proposed US credit risk retention rules apply to your transaction?

In July 2010, Congress enacted the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the "Dodd-Frank Act").


Locke Lord LLP | USA | 16 Feb 2011

U.S. representatives and insurers request delay of decisions affecting insurers under Dodd-Frank Act

Last week, U.S. Representatives and a group of large insurance companies sent letters to U.S. Treasury Secretary, Timothy Geithner, and other key lawmakers requesting that decisions affecting insurers under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the “Dodd-Frank Act”) be postponed until all appointments are made to the newly created Financial Stability Oversight Council (the “Council”).


Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP | USA | 4 Aug 2010

Wall Street Transparency and Accountability Act of 2010 introduces extended period of regulatory uncertainty

When fully implemented, the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 promises, in President Obama's words, "clearer accountability in supervision and regulation so that financial firms can operate under a coherent set of rules and expectations," and "certainty to everybody, from bankers to farmers to business owners to consumers."

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