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Conflict Minerals Rule and Pay Ratio Rule... Are Changes Forthcoming?

Conflict Minerals Rule

Acting SEC Chairman Michael S. Piwowar issued a statement[1] on January 31, 2017 directing the SEC staff to reconsider whether the 2014 Guidance is still appropriate and whether any additional relief is appropriate. 407 more words

Disclosure Matters

Proposed Deregulation of the Financial Sector: Commentary and Analysis

The looming deregulation of the banking sector under the Trump administration poses a real and tangible risk to the integrity and sustainability of global financial markets. 791 more words


DC Federal Appeals Court Grants CFPB’s Request for a Hearing Before the Full Court

While the Trump administration looks to pass legislation aimed at Dodd-Frank and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”), a lawsuit involving the extent of the CFPB’s authority and whether it can impose a $109 million penalty on a group of companies is continuing to be fought in a D.C. 288 more words


Neil Mohindra: Why Canada’s financial stability means doing the opposite of Dodd-Frank

The Canadian government has initiated a five-year review of financial-sector legislation. A Department of Finance consultation paper is asking how the financial-sector framework could best promote competition, including by encouraging new entrants and fostering the growth of small entities. 634 more words

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Capitalist No More: The New American Economy

I attended a local forum group yesterday at my local library, the topic was “The Economy under a Trump Presidency.”  The panel consisted of three men of varying backgrounds, all from the area:  an economics professor, a former Tea Party member, and the county Democratic Chair.   393 more words

ICYMI: President Trump Signs Executive Order on Core Principles for Regulating the United States Financial System

If you haven’t been paying any attention for the last two weeks, you may have missed that on February 3, 2017 President Trump signed an Executive Order setting forth his administration’s core principles for regulating the United States’ financial system. 196 more words

Reviewing Dodd-Frank, What Does It Mean?

The new Trump Administration has just begun, and already there are several things happening and in the works around banking and housing regulations and laws. With the… 477 more words

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