Topic: Dodd-Frank

Dodd-Frank Updates: A Legal Roundup – August 2011

For your reference, an August reading list of recent Dodd-Frank Act news, updates, and analysis published by law firms on JD Supra: …On Investment Advisers Summary and Analysis of Dodd-Frank Rules for Investment Advisers Registration Requirements, Exemptions, Family Offices, Performance Fee Eligibility (Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP): “…the Securities and Exchange Commission on June 22 adopted… Read more »

Recent Ruling Provides Roadmap For Potential Dodd-Frank Challenges

“Last month’s ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit (the “Court”) in the closely watched case of Business Roundtable v. SEC1 not only overturned the landmark Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) shareholder proxy access rule, but also created a potential roadmap for businesses and industry groups seeking to… Read more »

Dodd-Frank Update: Appeals Court Vacates SEC Proxy Access Rule

On July 22, the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, in Business Roundtable v. Securities & Exchange Commission, vacated the SEC’s shareholder proxy access rule. For your reference, a roundup of legal commentary and analysis regarding the ruling: D.C. Circuit Invalidates SEC’s Proxy Access Rules (Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP): “Earlier… Read more »

Final Whistleblower Rules Effective August 12: Dodd-Frank Update

The Securities and Exchange Commission’s final rules implementing the whistleblower provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act take effect on August 12, 2011. For your peparation, here’s a reference list of pertinent whistleblower updates and commentary from law firms covering Dodd-Frank and related topics on JD Supra: Final Whistleblower Provisions Take Effect August 12th Is Your Company… Read more »

Dodd-Frankly, My Dear, You Should Give A Damn…

For your reference, our latest roundup on the Dodd-Frank Act from leading lawyers and law firms on JD Supra, beginning with Morrison & Foerster’s one-year review of the Act’s impact on public companies: Dodd-Frank One Year Later: The Public Company Executive Compensation, Governance and Disclosure Provisions (Morrison & Foerster LLP): “One year ago today, President Obama signed… Read more »

Dodd-Frank Act Update: Futures Trading Regulations

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission recently issued a final order providing temporary relief from Title VII provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act. For your reference, here’s a roundup of what lawyers on JD Supra are saying about the extended deadlines and other Dodd-Frank developments:  CFTC Publishes Rule Proposals and Approves Final Rules Under Dodd-Frank (Katten Muchin… Read more »

SEC Whistleblower Rules: A Dodd-Frank Reading List

For your reference, here’s what leading law firms are telling us about the final Dodd-Frank whistleblower provisions recently enacted by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC): Small Business Securities Bulletin: SEC Adopts Rules Implementing the Whistleblower Provisions of Dodd-Frank (Ober|Kaler) “Consistent with Dodd-Frank and the proposed rules, the final rules provide that individuals who voluntarily… Read more »