By Karl L. Rubinstein
As I discussed in my article of September 28, 2010 1 , Title V of the new Dodd-Frank Bill foreshadows a federal takeover of insurance regulation. When effective next year, it will not only subordinate state insurance laws to...
7 Va. L. & Bus. Rev. 1, Spring 2012
Authors: Nan S. Ellis, Lisa M. Fairchild and Frank D'Souza
SINCE their inception, credit rating agencies (CRAs)
have been important to the efficient functioning of debt markets...
This commentary provides an overview of the status of significant rulemaking developments since the enactment of the landmark Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. It focuses on important issues facing end-users of derivatives and...
On January 4, 2012, President Obama installed Richard Cordray as Director of the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Financial Protection ("CFPB"). Mr. Cordray had served as Attorney General for the State of Ohio and most recently was in...
Can your financial institution survive the next economic downturn? The recent financial crisis demonstrated how unexpected economic downturns and rapid deterioration in market conditions can significantly harm a bank’s financial condition and economic...
A major strand in the narrative of the financial meltdown
was that the subprime mortgage-backed securities and the subprime
collateralized debt obligations sectors became unmoored from the market and
rating agency discipline that had characterized other...
As contemplated by the Dodd-Frank Act, advisers that only manage venture capital funds will be exempt from the new registration requirements imposed upon private fund advisers under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 (the " Advisers Act ")...
The SEC has now finalized the rules implementing the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 (the " Advisers Act ") changes, which had been issued in proposed form near the end of 2010 following passage of the Dodd-Frank Act earlier that summer. These...