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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.
July 30, 2012 CFTC Begins Implementation of Mandatory Clearing of Swaps
Client Newsflash
July 30, 2012 Exit Consents Unlawful Under English Law
Client Newsflash
July 19, 2012 SEC Adopts Rule Requiring Consolidated Audit Trail
Client Memorandum
July 18, 2012 Dodd-Frank Two-Year Anniversary Progress Report
July 17, 2012 Key Dodd-Frank Derivatives Issues for End Users
Client Memorandum
July 16, 2012 Federal Reserve Issues Guidance on Pre-Filing Review Process
Client Newsflash
July 11, 2012 SEC and CFTC Finalize Swap Product Definitions: the Title VII Swap Countdown Begins
Client Newsflash
July 11, 2012 Living Wills: Key Lessons from the First Wave for Second and Third Wave Filers
Client Memorandum
July 10, 2012 Basel Committee and IOSCO Release Consultation Paper on Uncleared Derivatives Margin; CFTC Reopens Comment Period on Uncleared Swap Margin Proposal
Client Newsflash
July 3, 2012 CFTC Proposes Cross-Border Guidance and Exemptive Order
Client Newsflash
July 2, 2012 Dodd-Frank Progress Report
June 25, 2012 Vitro’s Mexican Plan of Reorganization Denied Comity in the U.S.
Insolvency and Restructuring Update
June 22, 2012 OCC Revises Lending Limit Rules to Implement Dodd-Frank: Provides Methods for Calculating “Credit Exposure"
Client Newsflash
June 12, 2012 U.S. Basel III Capital Proposed Rules and Market Risk Final Rule: Out with the Old, In with the New
Client Newsflash
June 6, 2012 SEC Approves “Limit Up-Limit Down” Plan and Tighter Circuit Breakers
Client Newsflash
June 5, 2012 CFTC Adopts Historical Swap Recordkeeping and Reporting Requirements
Client Memorandum
June 1, 2012 Dodd-Frank Progress Report
May 23, 2012 FSOC Proposes Hearing Procedures for Systemic Designations of Nonbank Financial Companies and Financial Market
Client Newsflash
May 22, 2012 CFTC Proposes Exemptions from Aggregation under Its Position Limits Rule
Client Memorandum
May 21, 2012 CFTC Chairman Gensler Previews Key Elements of Dodd-Frank Title VII Cross-Border Guidance
Client Newsflash
May 11, 2012 Federal Reserve’s Comprehensive Consolidated Supervision Determination for Chinese Banks Has Broader Implications
Client Memorandum
May 8, 2012 SEC Reopens Comment Period for Proposed Amendments to Financial Responsibility Rules for Broker-Dealers
Client Memorandum
May 7, 2012 Delaware Court Temporarily Blocks Martin Marietta’s Hostile Bid to Acquire Rival Vulcan
Client Memorandum
May 2, 2012 CFTC and SEC Adopt Final Swap Dealer, Major Swap Participant and Eligible Contract Participant Definitions
Client Memorandum
May 2, 2012 Major Swap Participant Analysis under Joint CFTC/SEC. Definitions Finalized on April 18, 2012
Slide Presentation
May 1, 2012 Dodd-Frank Progress Report
April 23, 2012 SEC Issues Exemptions from Large Trader Reporting Rule
Client Newsflash
April 20, 2012 Volcker Rule Conformance Period Guidelines
Client Memorandum
April 18, 2012 SEC Approves Amendments to FINRA Communications Rules
Client Memorandum
April 9, 2012 Federal Reserve Issues Supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Requirements for Determining Whether Companies are Predominantly Engaged in Financial Activities
Client Memorandum
April 5, 2012 CFTC Adopts Swap Clearing Documentation, Timing and Risk Management Rules
Client Memorandum
April 4, 2012 FSOC Issues Final Rule on Designation of Systemically Important Nonbank Financial Companies
Client Memorandum
April 2, 2012 Dodd-Frank Progress Report
March 30, 2012 U.S. Supreme Court Holds that the Statute of Limitations for Section 16(b) Short-Swing Liability Claims Is Not Tolled
Client Newsflash
March 28, 2012 The JOBS Act: Implications for Broker-Dealers
Client Memorandum
March 12, 2012 CFTC Adopts Internal Business Conduct Rules for Swap Dealers and Major Swap Participants
Client Memorandum
March 7, 2012 CFTC and SEC Jointly Propose Identity Theft Rules
Client Memorandum
March 1, 2012 Dodd-Frank Progress Report
February 23, 2012 CFTC Adopts Amendments to Registration Exemptions for CPOs and CTAs and Proposes Harmonization Rules for Registered Fund CPOs
Client Memorandum
February 1, 2012 Dodd-Frank Progress Report
January 27, 2012 CFTC Adopts Business Conduct Rule for Swap Dealers
Client Memorandum
January 23, 2012 CFTC Adopts Final Rule on Protection of Cleared Swap Customer Collateral
Client Memorandum
January 18, 2012 CFTC Establishes Registration Process for Swap Dealers; Key Registration Requirements To Be Set Later
Client Memorandum
January 11, 2012 CFTC Adopts Rules Establishing Swap Reporting Regime
Client Memorandum
January 9, 2012 SEC Staff Issues Guidance on European Sovereign Debt Exposures
Client Newsflash
January 3, 2012 Dodd-Frank Progress Report
Client Newsletter
December 23, 2011 Summary of the Federal Reserve’s Proposed Rules for Enhanced Prudential Standards and Early Remediation Requirements for Covered Companies
Client Memorandum
December 23, 2011 Comment: 12 Regulatory Reform Predictions for '12
Financial Times
December 1, 2011 Dodd-Frank Progress Report
November 7, 2011 CFTC Adopts Final Position Limits for 28 Physical Commodity Futures, Options, and Swaps
Client Memorandum

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