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SEC Releases Examination Priorities for 2016

The Securities and Exchange Commission’s changes to liquidity risk-management programs were released this week, as expected, and aim squarely at improved compliance and on protecting investors in ongoing risk areas.

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Dodd-Frank: How Far Agencies Have Come and What’s Next?

As the 2010 Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act prepares reach its fifth anniversary, a new report found that although the majority of the rules set forth in this act have already been implemented by various federal regulated agencies, there are several reform rules that have yet to be enacted, including rules for executive compensation, derivatives, and consumer debt.

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CEOs of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to Receive Pay Raises

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac CEOs are expected to get multimillion-dollar increases to their paycheck approved by the GSE’s regulator, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), according to recent 8K Filings (Mayopoulos and Layton) with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). On June 29, 2015, the FHFA approved changes to the compensation of Fannie Mae’s CEO Timothy J. Mayopoulos, and Freddie Mac’s CEO Donald H. Layton to address recent objectives outlined by the FHFA. Both salary adjustments will go into effect on July 1, 2015.

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