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K&L Gates on Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform: Future Rulemaking and Congressional Activity
Posted on 30 Jul 2010 by K & L Gates LLP

Excerpt: On June 30, 2010, the House adopted the conference report on H.R. 4173, the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act ("Dodd-Frank Bill" or "Bill"). The Senate is expected to follow suit when it returns from... Read More

The First Attack on the Accredited Investor Standard
Posted on 3 Aug 2010 by Doug Cornelius

Many of the provisions in the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act merely provide for future regulatory framework. That it is in part true for the changing definition of "accredited investor" under the Securities Act. The... Read More

Approaching the Home Stretch: Senate Passes "Restoring American Financial Stability Act of 2010"
Posted on 30 Jul 2010 by K & L Gates LLP

On May 20, 2010, the Senate passed the "Restoring American Financial Stability Act of 2010" as amended ("Senate Bill"). Congressional leadership has indicated that conference committee proceedings will take place in June, making it... Read More

Senator Dodd Releases Financial Regulatory Reform Legislation: The Home Stretch?
Posted on 30 Jul 2010 by K & L Gates LLP

Excerpt: On Monday, March 15, 2010, Senate Banking Committee Chairman Chris Dodd (D-CT) released a Chairman's Mark of the "Restoring American Financial Stability Act of 2010" (the "Bill"). The Bill, which has been in development... Read More

House Passes Financial Regulatory Reform Legislation
Posted on 30 Jul 2010 by K & L Gates LLP

by Dan Crowley, Karishma Shah Page, Bruce Heiman, Collins R. Clark and Justin D. Holman Excerpt: On December 11, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 4173, the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2009 (see H.R. 4173 as introduced... Read More