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Financial Services Committee Chair Maxine Waters Asks Regulators To Delay Final Decision On Bank Merger Decision
House Financial Services Committee ("Committee") Chair Maxine Waters (D-CA) asked the Federal Reserve Board ("FRB") and the FDIC to delay final decisions on the proposed merger of SunTrust Banks, Inc.
United States
31 Jul 2019
Lawmakers Introduce Bill To Regulate Change In Control Transactions
Senators Elizabeth Warren, Tammy Baldwin and Sherrod Brown, and Representatives Mark Pocan and Pramila Jayapal introduced a bill to govern the private funds that engage in change in control transactions.
United States
29 Jul 2019
SEC Proposes Improvements To Merger Disclosures
The SEC voted to propose rule amendments intended to improve the information disclosed regarding acquisitions and dispositions of businesses.
United States
22 May 2019
MFA And Council Of Institutional Investors Call For Reforms To HSR Investment-Only Exemption
The HSR Act exempts parties from notification and waiting period requirements when acquiring voting shares totaling 10% or less of outstanding voting shares.
United States
23 Aug 2018
SEC Commissioner Urges New Approach To Equity Market Structure Regulation
SEC Commissioner Hester M. Peirce advocated for a more holistic retrospective review of equity markets regulation that focuses on the "assumptions underlying those rules" rather than the most recent adoptions.
United States
1 May 2018
SEC Charges Seven In Insider Trading Scheme
The SEC charged seven individuals with insider trading in a scheme involving "tipping and trading on inside information about dozens of impending corporate mergers and acquisitions, and tender offers."
United States
23 Aug 2017
SEC Trading And Markets Director, Other SEC Leaders Ready To Depart
SEC Director of the Division of Trading and Markets Stephen Luparello will leave his position by January 1, 2015.
United States
28 Nov 2016
Investment Firm Will Pay $194 Million Compensation For Proxy Voting Error
An investment firm announced that it will pay approximately $194 million to compensate certain clients for a proxy voting error made in connection with the leveraged buyout of a computer technology company in 2013.
United States
14 Jun 2016
Investment Banker And Plumber Charged With Insider Trading
The SEC charged an investment banker and his "close friend," a plumber, with insider trading. In a parallel action, the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York announced criminal charges against the two men.
United States
7 Jun 2016
SEC Director Of Enforcement Highlights Actions Against Private Equity Fund Advisers
In an address at the Securities Enforcement Forum West, SEC Enforcement Division Director Andrew Ceresney focused on actions against private equity fund advisers.
United States
20 May 2016
Private Equity Investments In Troubled Banks
There has been increasing pressure on banks to increase their equity capital levels (and decrease their leverage ratio) in response to losses caused by declines in asset values.
United States
27 Oct 2009
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