Since the release of Bitcoin in 2009, cryptocurrencies and digital tokens powered by blockchain technology have garnered the attention of investors
In what is quickly resembling a jurisdictional conundrum, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ("FERC") has come out in opposition of a private
In several states, utilities have been moving toward incorporating demand charges into residential rates. In June, Arizona Public Service Company
A few “sleeper” provisions in the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 (“the Act”) authorize financial incentives for whistleblowers who provide original information to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) or U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”).
Title VII of the Act, designated the "Wall Street Transparency and Accountability Act of 2010," will significantly change how derivatives and the market participants that use them will be regulated.
Section 619 of the Act, also known as the "Volcker Rule," will limit proprietary trading, defined below, by U.S. banks and their affiliates ("Banking Entities") and nonbank financial companies supervised by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System ("Board").
The Act includes "bounty hunter" provisions to increase the voluntary reporting of securities and commodities violations.
On July 21, 2010, the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 (the "Act") became law.
On July 21, 2010, U.S. President Barack Obama signed the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank Act) into law.