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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

Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act Regulation of Hedge Funds
Posted on 2 Sep 2010 by Thomas O. Gorman

Hedge funds were a key subject of debate during the passage of Dodd-Frank. While the funds were not tied to the causes of the market crisis, they do represent large pools of assets which can impact the market. Regulators frequently note that they have... 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

Sutherland Alert--CFPB: Important Comment Period on Nonbank Regulation
Posted on 28 Jun 2011 by Eversheds Sutherland LLP

by Knox Dobbins On June 23, the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (CFPB) invited preliminary comment on future rulemaking the Bureau will undertake under Section 1024 of the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010. Under Section 1024, the Bureau... Read More