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Navigating Securitization Reforms through the EU & US
Posted on 22 Sep 2011 by Morrison and Foerster LLP

by Elana Hahn, Kenneth Kohler, Nimesh Christie and Melissa Beck This EIA is a guide to the principal EU and US securitization regulatory developments and the challenges and prospects for transatlantic securitization issuers and investors. Excerpt... Read More

The Dodd-Frank Act, Commentary and Insights by Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP & Associates--Chapter1: Orderly Liquidation Authority
Posted on 12 Nov 2010 by Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Title II of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, H.R. 4173, 111th Cong. (2010) (the "Dodd-Frank Act" or the "Act"), titled "Orderly Liquidation Authority," creates a new federal receivership process... Read More

The Dodd-Frank Act: Commentary and Insights
Posted on 12 Nov 2010 by Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP & Affiliates has authored a 200-page analysis of the Dodd-Frank Act, which will offered as a LexisNexis Emerging Issues Analysis in the near future. Following is the firm's overview of their commentary... Read More

Morrison Foerster-One Down, One to Go: The SEC Completes the First Required Dodd-Frank Act Regulation D Rulemaking
Posted on 19 Jan 2012 by Morrison and Foerster LLP

The Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") recently completed the first of two Regulation D rulemakings mandated by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 (the "Dodd-Frank Act"). The Dodd-Frank... Read More

SEC Issues Proposed Rules on Incentive-Based Compensation Practices for Larger Broker-Dealers and Investment Advisers
Posted on 14 Sep 2011 by Morrison and Foerster LLP

by Hillel T. Cohn and Kevan P. Graydon Section 956 of Dodd-Frank requires the SEC and certain other agencies with regulatory authority over financial institutions to prescribe rules or guidelines that prohibit incentive-based compensation arrangements... Read More

SEC Releases Initial Report on the Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Program
Posted on 18 Nov 2011 by Kevin M. LaCroix

Even thought the SEC's final regulations for the Dodd-Frank whistleblower program just became effective on August 12, 2011, the agency has already filed its first report on the whistleblower program. Under Section 924(d) of the Dodd Frank Act, the... Read More