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Disclosure Requirement of Conflict Mineral Rule Held Unconstitutional: Applicability, Due Diligence, and Reporting Requirements Remain Intact

On April 14, 2014, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit held that the disclosure requirement for conflict minerals in the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (“the Act”) was unconstitutional.  689 more words


Barney Frank goes from Congress to movie subject

Former congressman Barney Frank is getting the movie treatment, with a world premiere set for Sunday at the Tribeca Film Festival.

Compared to What: The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank… 154 more words


Rethinking Kiobel: Is there Room for Human Rights in FCPA Enforcement?

Today is the one-year anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum Co. In its decision, the Court narrowed the admissibility of… 749 more words


Conflict Minerals...the Legal Saga Continues...

Yesterday, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia issued its opinion on the conflict minerals legal challenge. (See our earlier blogs… 163 more words

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Collateralized loan obligations: Our next financial nightmare

Greed, stupidity, and slack government oversight fueled the mortgage bubble. The same thing seems to be happening today, but this time with leveraged loans and junk bonds. 1,404 more words

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Dodd-Frank May Cost Too Much For Small Fry

The halfway implementation of the Dodd-Frank Act has shaken up the banking industry and certainly ruffled its fair share of feathers in the hopes that keeping a tighter leash on banking and private equity giants will be worth the universal inconvenience. 285 more words


Conference Update: Initiatives for Sustainable Financial Regulation

University of St. Thomas Law Journal Spring Symposium

Beyond Crisis-Driven Regulation: Initiatives for Sustainable Financial Regulation

Friday, April 11, 2014, Minneapolis, MN

co-sponsored by the  429 more words

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