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SEC mulls rules on compensation committees

U.S. securities regulators proposed rules Wednesday that would require publicly listed companies to have independent compensation committees and make key disclosures about their use of compensation consultants. Get the full story »

SEC votes on plan to police swaps, derivatives

The top U.S. securities regulator Wednesday took its first stab at policing the $615 trillion over-the-counter derivatives market with a plan to mitigate conflicts of interests at venues that will handle the swaps.

The Securities and Exchange Commission voted 5-0 to propose ownership limits on the swaps trading venues and clearinghouses, which will assume the risk if one party defaults. Get the full story »