Prohibitions and Restrictions on Proprietary Trading and Certain Interests in, and Relationships With, Hedge Funds and Private Equity Funds, Proposed Rule (November 2011) resource National Regulations OCEG Reviewed
SUMMARY: The OCC, Board, FDIC, and SEC (individually, an ‘‘Agency,’’ and collectively, ‘‘the Agencies’’) are requesting comment on a proposed rule that would implement Section 619 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (‘‘Dodd-Frank Act’’) which contains certain prohibitions and restrictions on the ability of a banking entity and nonbank financial company supervised by
SEC Adopts New Short Form Criteria to Replace Credit Ratings (July 2011) resource Agency Guidances OCEG Reviewed
The Securities and Exchange Commission today voted unanimously to adopt new rules in light of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act to remove credit ratings as eligibility criteria for companies seeking to use “short form” registration when registering securities for public sale.
SEC, Implementing the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act resource Agency Web Sites OCEG Reviewed
This SEC site references all the rules that the Commission has proposed or adopted in connection with the Dodd-Frank Act. That Act contains more than 90 provisions that require SEC rulemaking, and dozens of other provisions that give the SEC discretionary rulemaking authority. Of the mandatory rulemaking provisions, the SEC has proposed or adopted rules for about three-quarters of them.
SEC Jointly Proposes Prohibitions and Restrictions on Proprietary Trading (2011) resource Agency Guidances OCEG Reviewed
Washington, D.C., Oct. 12, 2011 - The Securities and Exchange Commission today voted to propose a rule implementing the so-called "Volcker Rule" requirements. The requirements stem from Section 619 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.
SEC, Prohibition Against Conflicts of Interest in Certain Securitizations (Proposed Rule, 2011) resource National Regulations OCEG Reviewed
Section 621 of the Dodd-Frank Act adds new Section 27B to the Securities Act.
SEC, Registration of Security-Based Swap Dealers and Major Security-Based Swap Participants (2011) resource National Regulations OCEG Reviewed
Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Act broadly categorizes covered products as ‘‘swaps,’’ regulated primarily by the CFTC, ‘‘security-based swaps,’’ regulated primarily by the Commission, or ‘‘mixed swaps,’’ jointly regulated by the Commission and the CFTC.
Dodd-Frank Act’s Whistleblower Bounty Provision – A Primer (2011) resource Articles OCEG Reviewed
Summary: The Dodd-Frank Act changed the incentive structure for corporate whistleblowers by creating a cash reward for tips made by whistleblowers directly to the SEC. Because Dodd-Frank does not require whistleblowers to use companies’ internal reporting mechanisms before going to the government, the new bounty raises many questions regarding the fate of internal compliance programs.
SEC, Securities Whistleblower Incentives and Protections (2011, Final Rule) resource National Regulations OCEG Reviewed
Summary: The Commission is adopting rules and forms to implement Section 21F of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (‘‘Exchange Act’’) entitled ‘‘Securities Whistleblower Incentives and Protection.’’ The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, enacted on July 21, 2010 (‘‘Dodd- Frank’’), established a whistleblower program that requires the Commission to pay an award, under re
SEC, Office of the Whistleblower Website resource Agency Web Sites OCEG Reviewed
On July 21, 2010, the President signed into law the "Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act" (the "Act"). Among other things, the Act establishes a whistleblower program that enables the SEC to pay an award, under regulations prescribed by the SEC and subject to certain limitations.
OCEG One Minute Poll: Actions in response to SEC whistleblower rules July 2011 resource OMP - One Minute Poll
A short research survey of the OCEG membership about how their organizations plan to respond to new SEC whistleblower rules. Conducted in June 2011