U.S. Exempts Small Banks From Volcker Rule
Regulators have adopted a final rule allowing community banks to engage in proprietary trading.
U.S. Frees Prudential From ‘Too Big to Fail’ Label
The Financial Stability Oversight Council's decision means there are no longer any nonbanks subject to stricter, post-crisis oversight.
Fed OKs Cap on Big Banks’ Credit Exposure
A final rule is aimed at reducing the threat that the financial difficulties of one large bank will spread to the system as a whole.
Fears Over Downside to Clawbacks Are Unwarranted: Study
Contradicting prior research, a new report finds that increased performance-based compensation for CFOs actually steers them away from earnings management.
The Fed Proposes Significant Volcker Rewrite
Proposed changes would ease the rule's strict limits on proprietary trading by banks.
House Sets Vote on Dodd-Frank Rollback Bill
Enactment of the bill would hand President Trump "another victory in his effort to slash rules on the private sector."
‘Impossible Position’ for Corporate Fraud Gatekeepers
The recent Supreme Court whistleblower ruling is a devastating blow to defenses against corporate fraud, says an architect of the SEC whistleblower program.
How to Manage Cyber-Whistleblower Risk
Companies should pay specific attention to risks arising from the increasingly common whistleblower complaints regarding data breaches and cybersecurity.
Supreme Court Whistleblower Ruling: Analysis
The decision likely won't have a substantial effect on companies, as significant protections for whistleblowers remain in place.
High Court Limits Scope of Whistleblower Law
The justices find the anti-retaliation provisions of Dodd-Frank apply only to employees who complain of misconduct to the SEC.
Fed Proposes Additional Stress Test Disclosures
Regulators are seeking to give banks more information about the testing process without enabling them to game the system.