Charles E. Dropkin

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  • Thursday, September 13, 2012
    Editor: Please tell us about your background and current practice. Dropkin: I have enjoyed an incredibly diverse and challenging legal experience. I started my career as a litigator representing large institutional clients primarily in energy and banking. My first case involved a highly contested arbitration before the International Chamber of Commerce...
  • Tuesday, March 1, 2011
    New Regulatory Developments The Federal Reserve Board (the "Board") has adopted a final rule (the "Final Rule") implementing the timeframe for banking entities to come into compliance with the prohibitions and restrictions on proprietary trading and investment in private equity and hedge funds imposed by Section 619 of the Dodd-...
  • Tuesday, January 1, 2008
    The SEC and Federal Reserve Board recently adopted a single set of final rules that implement certain of the exceptions for banks from the definitions of "broker" and "dealer" under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. These final rules do not effect a material change to provisions applicable to existing custodial and non-custodial...