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Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP | United Kingdom, European Union | 7 Jul 2016
The "Brexit effect" on the UK mortgage market
The UK's decision to exit from the European Union (EU) will no doubt have a significant impact on financial services with much of the financial
Morgan Lewis | USA | 6 Jul 2016
Regulatory Violations May Now Come with Significantly Higher Penalties
Starting August 1, violations of financial regulations will come with higher civil money penalties (CMPs). The CMP increases are in response to the
Corrs Chambers Westgarth | Australia | 17 May 2016
Proposed new super pension rules - necessary reforms for Australia’s future
For too long complex rules about "retirement income streams" have hindered the development of innovative new products for Australian retirees. Much
Alston & Bird LLP | United Kingdom | 30 Sep 2010
IMF concludes 2010 Article IV consultation with UK
Today, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) issued a report at the conclusion of its 2010 "Article IV consultation" with the United Kingdom.
Arent Fox LLP | USA | 14 Sep 2010
The Dodd-Frank Act: a brief summary of its impact on Regulation D private offerings, non-accelerated filers, fiduciary standards for registered representatives and investment advisers, and private fund advisers
On July 21, 2010, President Obama signed into law the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the Act), a broad overhaul of the nation's financial regulatory system.
Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP | United Kingdom | 8 Jul 2010
Triplets?... 'No, I'd rather have twins' - The UK's blueprint for financial regulation
In a dramatic move, initially trailed this time last year, the Conservatives (now in coalition with the Liberal Democrats) have confirmed that they will, in their term of service, abolish Britain's tripartite financial services regime, to replace it with a form of "twin peaks" style of regulation.
Morrison & Foerster LLP | United Kingdom | 21 Jun 2010
A step forward or backward? FSA to be broken up
In a speech at the Lord Mayor's Dinner on 16 June 2010 (the "Mansion House Speech"), George Osborne, the new Chancellor appointed by the Conservative-led coalition government, unveiled far-reaching changes to the regulatory architecture of the UK financial system.
Alston & Bird LLP | USA | 7 May 2010
Fed Chairman Bernanke and former Fed Chairman Volcker send letters to Senator Dodd opposing amendment permitting GAO to audit the Fed
Yesterday, current Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke and former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker sent separate letters to Senator Christopher Dodd (D-CT), Chairman of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs, expressing their opposition to proposed amendments to the Senate financial regulatory reform bill that would permit the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to audit the Federal Reserve.
Davis Wright Tremaine LLP | USA | 23 Mar 2010
Senator Dodd's financial reform bill will significantly reduce angel investor pool
Critical to startups is access to angel capital.
Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP | USA | 19 Mar 2010
Financial regulatory reform bill includes revised Private Fund Investment Advisers Registration Act of 2010
On March 15, Senate Banking Committee Chairman Christopher Dodd (D- Conn.) introduced a revised version of his comprehensive financial regulatory reform bill, the Restoring American Financial Stability Act of 2010 (the Dodd Bill).