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Our lawyers produce a wealth of substantive, timely and practical resource materials for our clients and friends of the firm. Listed separately below are client memos and alerts, articles and books, and podcasts.
March 3, 2011 Federal Agencies Propose Interagency Rule on Incentive-Based Compensation for Financial Institutions
Client Memorandum
February 14, 2011 Summary of the Federal Reserve’s Final Regulations on the Conformance Period for the Volcker Rule
February 9, 2011 Summary of Federal Reserve Proposed Rule on Definitions Related to Nonbank Financial Companies and Interconnectedness of Systemically Important Firms
January 25, 2011 Investing In or Acquiring Troubled Banks: The Problem of Holding Company Debt
Client Memorandum
January 19, 2011 Working Summary of the Financial Stability Oversight Council’s January 18, 2011 Proposed Rules on Designation of Systemically Important Nonbank Financial Companies
Client Memorandum

Summary as of January 19, 2011

January 19, 2011 Summary of the Section 622 Study and Recommendations Regarding Concentration Limits on Large Financial Companies, Released by the Financial Stability Oversight Council on January 18, 2011
Summary as of January 19, 2011
January 19, 2011 Summary of the Volcker Rule Study – Proprietary Trading
Summary as of January 19, 2011
September 20, 2010 SEC Shines a Spotlight on Short-Term Borrowings: Issues Guidance and Proposes New Disclosure Requirements
Client Memorandum
September 16, 2010 Impact of the Dodd-Frank Act on Private Equity Funds, Hedge Funds and Their Investment Advisers
Private Equity Newsletter
September 13, 2010 Agreement on Quantification and Timing of Basel III Minimum Capital Requirements
Client Memorandum
July 21, 2010 Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act: Preliminary Assessment of Provisions Effective Immediately or Very Soon After Enactment
Client Memorandum
July 15, 2010 Investment Management Regulatory Update
Client Newsletter
July 9, 2010 Summary of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, Passed by the House of Representatives on June 30, 2010
Client Memorandum
July 9, 2010 Davis Polk Regulatory Implementation Slides
Client Memorandum
June 28, 2010 Senate-House Conference Agrees on Swap Pushout Rule
Client Memorandum
June 28, 2010 Bank Supervisory Agencies’ Final Guidance: Aligning Incentive Compensation with Safety and Soundness Concerns
Client Memorandum
June 28, 2010 Collins Amendment – Minimum Capital and Risk-Based Capital Requirements
Client Memorandum
June 25, 2010 Senate-House Conference Agrees on Final Volcker Rule
Client Memorandum
June 10, 2010 Investment Management Regulatory Update
Client Newsletter
June 2, 2010 Financial Reform Side-by-Side Comparison Chart – Key Senate and House Bill Issues
Client Memorandum
May 22, 2010 Summary of the Restoring American Financial Stability Act, Passed by the Senate on May 20, 2010
Client Memorandum
April 29, 2010 A Nice Step Forward: New Q&As on the FDIC’s Policy Statement for Failed Bank Acquisitions
Client Memorandum
March 29, 2010 Structuring Private Equity Investments in FDIC “Problem” Institutions
Private Equity Newsletter
March 17, 2010 Summary of the March 15, 2010 Draft of the Restoring American Financial Stability Act, Introduced by Senator Christopher Dodd (D-CT)
Client Memorandum
March 11, 2010 New “PROP Trading Act” Would Expand “Volcker” Prohibitions
Client Memorandum
March 4, 2010 Treasury Proposes “Volcker Rule” Legislative Text
Client Memorandum
January 25, 2010 President Obama Proposes Size and Activities Limits for Financial Institutions
Client Memorandum
January 15, 2010 President Obama Proposes Tax on Large Financial Firms
Client Newsflash
January 13, 2010 The FDIC Seeks Public Comment on Whether to Incorporate Compensation Programs into the Risk-Based Deposit Insurance Assessment System
Client Newsflash
January 12, 2010 FDIC and Private Capital: Moving the Goal Lines
Client Memorandum
December 15, 2009 Summary of the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act Passed by the House of Representatives, December 11, 2009
Client Memorandum
November 13, 2009 Summary of the Restoring American Financial Stability Act of 2009, Introduced by Senator Christopher Dodd (D-CT) November 10, 2009 Discussion Draft
Client Memorandum
November 12, 2009 The House and Senate Debate Resolution Authority
Client Memorandum
October 28, 2009 Consumer Financial Protection Agency Act Clears House Financial Services Committee
Client Memorandum
October 27, 2009 Federal Reserve Proposed Guidance: Aligning Incentive Compensation with Safety and Soundness Concerns
Client Memorandum
October 6, 2009 Representative Kanjorski Releases Investor Protection, Private Investment Fund Advisers Registration and Federal Insurance Office Proposals
Client Memorandum
August 31, 2009 FDIC Extends Cautious Welcome To Private Capital Investments In Failed Banks
Client Memorandum
August 10, 2009 Davis Polk Comment Letter on the FDIC's Proposed Policy Statement on Private Equity
Comment Letter
July 28, 2009 The Regulatory Reform Marathon
Client Memorandum
July 13, 2009 Investor Protection Act of 2009
Client Newsflash
July 6, 2009 FDIC Proposes Conditions for Investments in Failed Banks by Private Capital Investors
Client Memorandum
July 1, 2009 Consumer Financial Protection Agency Act of 2009
Client Newsflash
June 22, 2009 A New Foundation for Financial Regulation?
Client Memorandum
June 17, 2009 Obama Administration White Paper on Financial Regulatory Reform: Executive Summary and Outline of Key Proposals
Client Newsflash
May 27, 2009 Senator Schumer Proposes Key Governance Changes for U.S. Public Companies
Client Newsflash
May 20, 2009 Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission - Update
Client Newsflash
May 15, 2009 Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission
Client Newsflash
April 14, 2009 The Debate Over Federal Insurance Regulation
Client Memorandum
March 30, 2009 Treasury's Proposed Resolution Authority for Systemically Significant Financial Companies
Client Memorandum
March 30, 2009 Treasury's Rules of the Road for Regulatory Reform
Client Memorandum

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