Washington Beat: August 2011
Instead of bringing a wrecking ball to the entire Dodd-Frank law, lawmakers will likely have greater success working with a chisel.
Dodd-Frank Act Marks Its One-Year Anniversary
House Hearing Asks: Can Financial Regulatory Environment Hurt U.S. Competitiveness?
On June 16, 2011 the House Financial Services Committee held a hearing entitled "Financial Regulatory Reform: The International Context."
SEC Launches 'Financial Reporting Series' On Risks In Financial Reporting System
In remarks at USC's 30th Annual SEC and Financial Reporting Institute, SEC Chief Accountant Jim Kroeker announced that the SEC will launch a series of roundtables "to facilitate a balanced discussion of existing pressures or emerging issues in financial reporting."
FEI Supports Legislation to Extend Deadline of Dodd-Frank Derivatives Title
CBF and CCT Urge Assistance on the Regulation of Swaps
CCT and CBF Urge Assistance on the Regulation of Swaps
CCT Joins Letter to Congress Seeking Extension of Dodd-Frank Rules Deadline
Federal Requirements and Regulations
CCT Comments on the End-User Exception from Clearing
FEI Joins the Coalition for Derivatives End-Users in Commenting on Real-Time Reporting of Swaps
FEI Supports Fair Implementation of Dodd-Frank Act Regulations
Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission Releases Its Report
On Jan. 27, 2011, the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission releaased its report of the financial and economic crisis.
U.S. Financial Stability Oversight Council Issues Reports, Proposals
Following is a summary of recent activities of the U.S. Financial Stability Oversight Council, including various FSOC reports and proposals.
FEI Express Public Company Edition #85
SEC Exempts Small Cos. From Internal Control Audits
On Sept. 15, 2010 the SEC issued a Final Rule exempting small companies from Section 404(b) of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.
Dodd-Frank Act Signed By President Obama
Initial Analysis of Dodd-Frank Act on Financial Executives:
Summary Of Provisions In The Dodd-Frank Act
On June 25, 2010, the House and Senate Conference Committee on Financial Regulation approved the Dodd-Frank Act on a party-line vote.
FEI joins Coalition for Derivatives End-Users in Urging Protection for Corporate Hedging
Chairman Dodd Releases New Wall Street Reform Legislation Bill
On Monday, March 15, 2010 Sen. Chris Dodd (D-Conn.), Chairman of the U.S. Senate committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs, released a new substitute bill to overhaul the nation's financial regulations.
FEI Joins Over 170 Organizations in Supporting Prudent Derivatives Regulation, Protecting End-Users
President To Wall Street: Return To Normalcy Cannot Lead To Complacency
On Sept. 14, 2009 President Barack Obama gave a speech on Wall Street.