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A Pro-Reform Reconsideration of the CFTC Swaps Trading Rules

The following post is taken from an address by CFTC Commissioner J. Christopher Giancarlo before the ABA Business Law Section, Derivatives & Futures Law Committee Winter Meeting and is dated January 23, 2015.  5,191 more words

Securities Regulation

The Financial Crisis IV. Where Do We Go From Here?


“It was a great mistake to push lower-income people into housing they couldn’t afford and couldn’t really handle once they had it.                                                                    former Congressman Barney Frank, 2010… 360 more words

Jack Heidel

Recent Updates to the 1975 Home Mortgage Disclosure Act

Richard “Rich” Sweum leverages over a decade of experience in the mortgage industry to oversee operations as vice president and home lending branch manager of Umpqua Bank. 266 more words

Richard Sweum

SEC Proposes Rules for Hedging Disclosure

On February 9, 2015, the Securities and Exchange Commission, as required by Section 955 of the Dodd-Frank Act[1] , issued proposed rules requiring enhanced proxy disclosure of a company’s hedging policies for its directors, officers and other employees. 748 more words

SEC Rulemaking And Guidance

The Dodd Frank Act in a Nutshell

In response to the financial crisis, the Dodd Frank Act was signed by the US Administration in 2010. By affecting all the federal financial regulatory agencies and almost every part of the financial services industry, it reshaped the entire financial regulation in the US. 189 more words

Book Review: 'Stress Test' by Timothy Geithner

> Posted by Elisabeth Rhyne, Managing Director, CFI

Major traumas in history are relived in song and story, with each different point of view adding layers of complexity and understanding, until you can’t absorb any more. 824 more words

Center For Financial Inclusion

Bribery in the Boardroom: Implications for Internal Reporting Programs

Early last month, the OECD released its first Foreign Bribery Report. According to Angel Gurria, the organization’s Secretary-General, the report “endeavors to measure, and to describe, transnational corruption based on data from the 427 foreign bribery cases that have been concluded since the entry into force of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention in 1999.” The report as a whole is quite interesting, but I would like to hone in on the OECD’s findings regarding… 990 more words