LexisNexis® Legal Newsroom
K&L Gates on Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform: Future Rulemaking

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 recess later in July. This alert provides a high...

Dodd-Frank: SEC Issues Call for Comments

By Allison Bell, Senior Editor/Web Editor, National Underwriter Life & Health The U.S. Securities and Exchange (SEC) has set up a Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act comment submission process. The SEC has posted a list of Dodd-Frank act comment submission form links...

Securities and Exchange Commission Sets Up Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act Comment Submission Process

By Allison Bell, Senior Editor/Web Editor, National Underwriter Life & Health The U.S. Securities and Exchange (SEC) has set up a Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act comment submission process. The SEC has posted a list of Dodd-Frank act comment submission form links...

LexisNexis® Insurance Law Community Podcast featuring Paul Walker-Bright of Reed Smith on the Impact of the Dodd-Frank Act on the U.S. Insurance Industry

On this edition, Paul Walker-Bright of Reed Smith in Chicago discusses the provisions in the Dodd-Frank Act that deal with or affect the insurance industry, aspects of the industry that may be exempt from Act's insurance provisions and the authority the Federal Insurance Office will have to monitor...

Podcast: Dodd Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act's Impact on Insurance with Reed Smith's Paul Walker-Bright

On this edition, Paul Walker-Bright of Reed Smith in Chicago discusses the provisions in the Dodd-Frank Act that deal with or affect the insurance industry, aspects of the industry that may be exempt from Act's insurance provisions and the authority the Federal Insurance Office will have to monitor...

Building Bridges or a Bridge to Nowhere?: The Impact of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act on Insurance

By Carrie E. Cope, Shareholder, Schuyler Roche & Crisham, P.C. At one point or another, the availability of insurance has a substantial, and sometimes dramatic, impact on our lives. At the consumer level, it can mean the affordability of life-saving surgery or the accessibility of a home...

Dodd-Frank Impact on Credit Rating Agencies

Credit rating agencies, and in particular, nationally recognized statistical rating organizations ("NRSRO"), have been thought by many to be at the center of much of what went on with the market crisis, particularly in the area of structured products. The agencies have come under significant...

Dodd-Frank Financial Reform and Affect on Municipal Securities

by Stacey H. Crawshaw-Lewis, Deana L. S. Gregory, and Carol Juang McCoog Excerpt: On July 21, 2010, President Obama signed into law the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the "Dodd-Frank Act"). The Dodd-Frank Act includes several provisions of potential interest...

Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act Regulation of Hedge Funds

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 inadequate information about the funds. Accordingly...

Podcast: The Volcker Rule and the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act - The Impact on Banking and the Securities Market

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 restrictions on banks in the private fund...

Implications of the Dodd-Frank Act for Non-US Banking Organizations, Securities Firms, and Other Financial Companies

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 firms, and other financial companies in a number of...

Ballard Spahr Alert: CFPB Identifies Nonbank ‘Larger Participants’ It May Supervise

The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (CFPB) has issued a Notice and Request for Comment identifying six markets for consumer financial products and services being considered as markets in which "larger participants" will be subject to CFPB supervision. Under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street...

Williams Mullen Alert: Federal Reserve Board Issues Proposed Rule to Exempt Motor Vehicle Dealers Temporarily from Compliance with Certain Dodd-Frank Reporting Requirements

BY: EDMUND D. HARLLEE On Thursday, June 23, 2011, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (the "Board") issued proposed amendments to its Regulation B (Equal Credit Opportunity) to provide a temporary exemption for certain motor vehicle dealers from the information and reporting...

Cadwalader Clients & Friends Memo: Applicability to Insurance-Linked Securities of SEC Re-proposal of Shelf Eligibility Conditions for Asset-Backed Securities

On July 26, 2011 the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") issued a release (the "Proposing Release") revising and re-proposing certain rules (the "Proposed Rules") initially proposed in April 2010 related to asset-backed securities in light of the provisions added...

Debriefing for the 24th Annual International PLUS Conference

By Carrie E. Cope, Shareholder, Schuyler Roche & Crisham, P.C. The colorful waterfront and temperate climate of San Diego, California was a welcome backdrop for the 24 th Annual International PLUS Conference which took place November 2-4. For those of you not familiar with the organization, the...

One More Thing to Keep Directors and Officers Awake at Night: Dodd-Frank’s Impact on D&O Insurance

By K. Alan Parry and Eric G. Barber The November/December 2011 issue of Coverage features an article, "One More Thing to Keep Directors and Officers Awake at Night: Dodd-Frank's Impact on D&O Insurance," by K. Alan Parry of Smith, Anderson, Blount, Dorsett, Mitchell & Jernigan...

2011 in Review: 10 Biggest Insurance Regulatory Headliners

By Fred E. Karlinsky, Richard J. Fidei, and Elizabeth M. Fohl, Attorneys, Colodny, Fass, Talenfeld, Karlinsky & Abate Fred E. Karlinsky, Richard J. Fidei, and Elizabeth M. Fohl of the law firm of of Colodny, Fass, Talenfeld, Karlinsky & Abate have written a round-up of the ten most important...

Appeals Court Restricts Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Protections

In the first opinion on the subject by an appellate court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit ruled in Asadi v. G.E. Energy (USA), LLC , No. 12-20522 (5th Cir. July 17, 2013) [ version available to lexis.com subscribers ], that Dodd-Frank’s protections against whistleblower retaliation...

When Whistleblowers Strike, Give a Little Whistle for D&O Insurance

Anderson Kill presents its 11th annual D&O seminar: When Whistleblowers Strike, Give a Little Whistle for D&O Insurance When: Wednesday, April 09, 2014, 3-5 p.m.; cocktail reception follows Where: The Westin Times Square, 270 West 43rd Street - New York, NY Price: Free Whistleblower suits...