On this edition, Richard Phillips of K&L Gates and Professor
Meyer "Mike" Eisenberg, Visiting Professor of Law at Willamette
University College of Law, discuss the Dodd-Frank Act, focusing on the
impact of the legislation on private fund advisors. They talk about the
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 notes where the proposed rules would affect the derivatives...
Shortly before year-end, the Federal Reserve Board
("FRB") proposed several rules to manage systemic risks presented by bank
holding companies with consolidated assets of $50 billion or more and by
nonbank financial institutions that are designated as systemically important by
In the wake of the financial crisis, mortgage-related
reforms enacted as part of the Dodd-Frank Act or established under the Basel
capital process have created four different classes of residential mortgage
loans that are entitled to some kind of favorable treatment. These classes are
On April 3, the Federal Reserve Board ("Board") published
a final rule ("Rule") specifying when a financial company that may be made
subject to systemic regulation under Title I of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street
Accountability and Consumer Protection Act ("Dodd-Frank Act"...
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If Aesop were still in the fable-writing business, and he had been watching the last three years of Dodd-Frank Act rulemaking, we would probably be reading the Snail and the Tortoise to our kids. In...