Tag Archives: Dodd-Frank

JOBS Act Analysis: What the Law Means for Small Businesses, Financial Institutions, and Insurers (1st in a Series)

President Obama signs the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act April 5, 2012 With the signing of the JOBS Act 2012 (Jumpstart Our Business Startups), the ability for smaller companies to raise money—and financial institutions to get in trouble—just got … Continue reading →

Dodd-Frank Act Annotated for Financial Institutions

We’ve gone through the Dodd-Frank Act with our clients in mind and prepared an annotated version as a reference or starting point for your study of the Act. Continue reading →

5 Financial News Stories You May Have Missed – And a Penalty Flag

1.The Dog Ate My Regulation. The Fed is Late Delivering the Volcker Rule. When the financial reform was being discussed shortly after the credit crisis, former Fed Chairman Paul Volcker suggested that federally insured banks should not be allowed to … Continue reading →

5 Financial Stories You May Have Missed – And a White Hot Development

1. Is SEC “Breaking the Buck” and the Money Markets? Money markets funds are funny animals. They are mutual funds, but unlike most funds they are extremely short term and invest in US Treasury bills and commercial paper.  But what makes … Continue reading →

5 Financial News Stories You May Have Missed — And a Dodd-Frank Cheat Sheet

This week's financial news includes Dodd-Frank Act, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, China, SEC, Debt Swap and Greece Continue reading →

5 Financial Stories You May Have Missed – and Zombies

This week's financial stories include Richard Cordray, Lloyds, the U.S. Exchange Act, the Dodd-Frank Act, whistle-blowing, and the SEC Continue reading →

5 Financial Stories You May Have Missed – With European Bondage

This week's 5 financial news stories: FDIC, Credit Unions, Dodd-Frank, DOJ--and a cool interactive map explaining the European debt crisis. Continue reading →

5 Financial Services Stories You May Have Missed — And an Occupation

News stories from the week that were easy to miss, but may have some lasting impact: overdrafts, interest, treasury, hedge funds, hackers, and an occupation. Continue reading →