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Target Data Breach Suit By Banks Extends To Security Vendor
December 18, 2013, was a dark day for Target Corp. Nationally ousted as the victim of the largest retail data breach in history, Target’s CEO Gregg Steinhafel took pains to assure consumers "they will not be held financially responsible for any credit or debit card fraud."
United States
16 Apr 2014
What CLO Managers Should Know About U.S. Credit Risk Retention Rules
As we described in a previous article, "U.S. Regulatory Update – Credit Risk Retention for CLOs," published on September 10, 2013, six federal agencies are seeking public comments on a re-proposed rule to implement the credit risk retention requirements under the Dodd-Frank Act.
United States
4 Oct 2013
Say What? Smaller Reporting Companies Subject To Say-On-Pay In 2013
Smaller reporting companies are subject to say-on-pay and say-on- frequency votes for the first time this year.
United States
31 Jan 2013
Too Big To Exist And Conflict Minerals
Congress introduced bills in reaction to the financial crisis, such as the Dodd-Frank Act.
United States
11 Jun 2012
SEC Adopts Final Rules Regarding Investment Adviser Registration
On June 22, 2011, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") adopted final rules1 which implement certain provisions of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the "Dodd-Frank Act"). Among other things, the final rules adopted by the SEC: (i) provide an extension to the SEC registration deadline for advisers currently relying on the "private adviser exemption," including hedge fund and private equity fund advisers, until March 30, 2012, (ii) implement exemptions fr
United States
5 Jul 2011
SEC Adopts Final Rules Implementing Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Provisions
On May 25, 2011, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") adopted final rules implementing the new "Securities Whistleblower Incentives and Protection" provisions of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act ("Dodd-Frank Act").
United States
6 Jun 2011
Department Of Labor Board Clarifies Scope Of Sarbanes-Oxley Whistleblower Protection
The U.S. Department of Labor Administrative Review Board ("Board") recently held, in Johnson v. Siemens Building Techs., Inc. No. 08-032, that the whistleblower provisions of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 ("SOX") extend coverage to a non-public subsidiary whose financial information is included in the consolidated financial statements of its publicly traded parent. Section 806 of SOX provides whistleblower protection for employees of publicly traded companies, which used to be defined as a "com
United States
12 Apr 2011
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