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Podcast: The Volcker Rule and the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act - The Impact on Banking and the Securities Market
Posted on 5 Nov 2010 by Corporate and Securities Law Community Staff

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... Read More

A Conversation with Paul Volcker
Posted on 3 Apr 2012 by Doug Cornelius

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... Read More

Implications of the Dodd-Frank Act for Non-US Banking Organizations, Securities Firms, and Other Financial Companies
Posted on 21 Dec 2010 by arnold

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... Read More

Volcker Rule Implemented by SEC, Four Other Federal Agencies
Posted on 11 Dec 2013 by Thomas O. Gorman

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... Read More

Comment Period Extended for Volcker Rule
Posted on 2 Jan 2012 by Doug Cornelius

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... Read More