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Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer discusses Nonbank Financial Intermediation, Financial Stability, and the Road Forward

It is an honor to speak at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta’s 20th Financial Markets Conference, and I am grateful to President Lockhart and the organizers for inviting me to do so. 3,237 more words

Securities Regulation

SOX Whistleblower Retaliation & DOL’s Final Rules

Employers and employees alike are increasingly facing the prospect of being involved in issues relating to allegations of corporate fraud. Oftentimes the issue first arises when an employee-whistleblower voices a complaint internally to her employer. 244 more words

Whistleblower

The Definition of Accredited Investor Remains a Hot Topic

The current definition of an accredited investor was introduced in 1982. The definition establishes a net worth standard, with an alternative annual income standard, to identify those persons who are sufficiently affluent to make independent judgments about the wisdom of investing in unregistered securities offerings. 208 more words

Business Law

CFPB Releases Study on Arbitration

Last week, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) issued its final study on arbitration, which is the culmination of efforts over the last several years to examine consumer arbitration clauses. 169 more words

CFPB

Financial Times News Summary: Petrobras, Dilma Rousseff; Dodd-Frank act, Richard Shelby; Spain, Mariano Rajoy

“Mass protests expose scale of problems facing Rousseff” (A3)


  • Petrobras, Dilma Rousseff: Millions of protestors took to the streets earlier this week to call for the impeachment of Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff in response to the ongoing Brazilian Supreme Court case over bribery and kickbacks from Petrobras.
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Financial Institutions and Insurance Coverage Post Dodd-Frank

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is a federal agency created by the Dodd-Frank Act. It was formed to protect consumers from violations of federal consumer financial laws. 65 more words

Consider The Law

Whistling in Chorus: The Potential Impact of the Rise of Parallel Prosecutions on Whistleblower Regimes

A few months ago, Chinese officials announced a number of new incentives for whistleblowers to come forward to disclose corporate wrongdoing: pledging to develop protection plans for whistleblowers when necessary to “ 1,029 more words

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