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Podcast: The Volcker Rule and the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act - The Impact on Banking and the Securities Market

On this edition, Derek Bush of Cleary Gottlieb and Mark Perlow of K&L Gates discuss the Dodd-Frank Act and the Volcker Rule and its impact on securities markets and the banking industry. They discuss what banks will and won't be able to do, including restrictions on banks in the private fund...

Implications of the Dodd-Frank Act for Non-US Banking Organizations, Securities Firms, and Other Financial Companies

The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act represents the most sweeping overhaul of the US financial sector since the Great Depression. The Act will impact both the US and non-US business and activities of foreign banks, securities firms, and other financial companies in a number of...

Comment Period Extended for Volcker Rule

The Securities and Exchange Commission and federal banking regulators have extended the comment period on the Volcker Rule proposed regulations from January 13, 2012 to February 13, 2012. In Release No. 34-66057 , the regulators noted that the extension of the comment period is appropriate "due...

A Conversation with Paul Volcker

In a night out that only a compliance geek would love, I spent Monday night listening to Malcolm Salter talk with Paul Volcker, former Chairman of the Federal Reserve. Harvard University's Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics and the Center's director, Lawrence Lessig , hosted the event in...

Volcker Rule Implemented by SEC, Four Other Federal Agencies

Five federal regulatory agencies — the SEC, CFTC, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Office of the Comptroller and the FDIC — implemented the 900 plus page Volcker Rule. Many consider the Volcker Rule to be the center piece of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act....