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Sec Proposes Anticipated Rules on Pay-Versus-Performance Disclosure

On April 29, 2015, the SEC, in a 3-2 vote of the SEC Commissioners, approved proposed rules (the “pay-versus-performance disclosure”) that would require an issuer to disclose the relationship between the issuer’s executive compensation and the issuer’s financial performance. 822 more words

SEC Rulemaking And Guidance

ALI BRELAND: Barack Obama Slams Elizabeth Warren On Trade Comments

Politico — President Barack Obama has stoked the rising tensions with Sen. Elizabeth Warren and the progressive Democratic base over contentious trade negotiations.

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Federal Financial Agencies Finalize Dodd-Frank Standards for Appraisal Management Companies

As required by the Dodd-Frank Act, the federal financial agencies (OCC, Federal Reserve System, FDIC, CFPB, FHFA) recently adopted a final rule regarding minimum requirements for state supervision of appraisal management companies (“AMCs”). 174 more words

Dodd-Frank Act

Beware of Confidentiality Agreements with Employees; Make Sure They Don't Stifle Whistleblowing

On April 1, 2015, the SEC announced its first enforcement action against a company for utilizing language in a confidentiality agreement which could discourage whistleblowing. 438 more words

Dodd-Frank Act

FDIC Chief Reveals Global Capital Index

To illustrate this point, a colleague and I at the FDIC have constructed the Global Capital Index, which shows the tangible capital levels for each of the largest global banking firms and the average levels for different size groups of US banks.

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Providing Regulatory Relief for Main Street Banks

The major congressional response to the Financial Crisis was the passage of the Dodd-Frank Act in 2010, putting many restrictions on U.S. financial institutions in hopes of ending “too big to fail.”  The problem is that the new regulations often apply to the many low risk, traditional, main street banks which did not cause the financial crisis.  277 more words

Jack Heidel

Wall Street Is Caving In

GE announced that it will spin off its real estate portfolio and private equity. Last year, it spun off its consumer banking business. What remains is commercial banking. 281 more words