Alert January 31, 2006

Financial Services Alert

  • OCC Authorizes National Bank to Sponsor and Invest in Derivative-Based Closed End Fund
  • ICI Issues Paper Providing Economic Analysis of Mutual Funds Compared to Institutional Accounts
  • NASD Proposes Changes to Requirements Governing Gifts and Business Entertainment
  • FRB Issues Letter Granting Internationally Active BHCs Greater Flexibility in Meeting Capital Requirements
  • ICI Releases Second Chapter in Fair Valuation Series
  • Reminder – EDGAR Class/Series Identifier Initiative Compliance Deadline February 6, 2006