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DC Circuit Rejects SEC Rule on “Conflict Minerals”

April 24, 2014

The DC Circuit rejected the SEC’s rule requiring companies to disclose whether their products contain minerals from the Congo.  The rule arose out of the Dodd-Frank Act which directed the SEC to issue regulations requiring firms using “conflict minerals” to investigate and disclose the… read more

Congress Asks For Greater FSOC Transparency

April 23, 2014

On April 9, 2014, a bi-partisan group of 41 members of Congress wrote FSOC Chairman Jacob Lew, asking for greater transparency in the FSOC’s evaluation of the asset management industry.  The letter criticizes the report written by Treasury’s Office of Financial Research (OFR), which… read more

SEC Commissioner Aguilar Calls for Larger Commission Role in FSOC

April 22, 2014

In a speech at the Mutual Fund Directors Forum’s annual Policy Conference, SEC Commissioner Aguilar criticized the FSOC and OFR for undercutting the Commission’s role in regulating the mutual fund industry.  Commissioner Aguilar discussed the widening scope of the FSOC’s interest in the mutual… read more

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