Alert August 07, 2007

Financial Services Alert - August 7, 2007

  • SEC Issues Release Designed to Clarify Exclusion under the Proxy Rules for Shareholder Proposals Related to Director Elections
  • SEC Proposes Proxy Rule Amendments Addressing Shareholder Proposals for Bylaw Amendments Establishing Procedures for Shareholder Nominations of Directors and the Treatment of Electronic Shareholder Forums under Federal Securities Laws
  • BIS Report Cites Reduction of F/X Settlement Risk and Makes Further Recommendations
  • SEC Issues Release Adopting Proxy Rule Changes to Require Delivery of Proxy Materials Via Website
  • OTS Issues ANPR Concerning Regulation of Unfair or Deceptive Acts or Practices
  • Massachusetts Security Breach Notice Law, Unlike Most Other States, Contains Requirements for Financial Institutions
  • DOL Provides Guidance on ERISA Impact of New IRS 403(b) Regulations
  • SEC Issues Release Proposing Amendments to Regulation D Private Placement Exemptions
  • SEC Issues Release Adopting Antifraud Rule under Investment Advisers Act Directed at Advisers to Pooled Investment Vehicles
  • SEC Chairman Discusses Hedge Fund Working Group within Enforcement Division and Enforcement Actions Against Hedge Funds in Senate Testimony