Documents For: Occupy the SEC

May 29 Meeting Minutes

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Discussions on June 6 March connecting with other OWS groups report back from OWS-AB meeting posting on the website, nycga.net, twitter, facebook, email to media contacts Articles to be written american banker blog postings Discussed format and organization for June 6 march

Why We March on June 6, 2012 on the SEC, the Fed and JP Morgan

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Why We March  June 6th marks the anniversary of the founding of the Securities and Exchange Commission in 1934. Back then, the FDR administration’s main purpose for creating the SEC was to enforce two common-sense principles: 1) Companies publicly offering securities to investors must tell the public the truth about their businesses, the securities they […]

May 22 Meeting Minutes

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Discussed Sorkin piece in NYT criticizing applicability of Glass Steagall to Financial Crisis of 2008  Opeds, letters to editor encouraged.  Couple people writing letters Consensus reached on June 6 march at SEC, commemorating its “birthday” Proposed agenda items 1. Jobs Act comment letter 2. Model Bill/website covering financial reform issues: Funding SEC Closing the regulatory […]

April 24 Meeting Minutes

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Discussion on the following topics: – briefing we did in Washington D.C. on 4/23/12 for Senate and House staffers on the Volcker Rule. – a Congressional staffer wanted OSEC input on a derivatives bill. – Pitched ideas for next topic to be addressed by OSEC, including the SEC’s implementation of the JOBS Act, teach-ins, blog […]

May 8 Meeting Minutes

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May 8 Meeting Minutes Discussed the following issues: – Media Policy and ways to spread the word on strengthening the Volcker Rule.  Consensus reached at meeting on pursuing interest in publication on/by OSEC. – CFTC Letter -101 Blog Posts -Whether to engage with legislators on proposed bills -Doing a march or protest in front of […]

May 15 Meeting Minutes

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May 15 Meeting Minutes Discussed procedural issues and the following substantive issues: – JP Morgan Fiasco.  OSEC Blog on naked capitalism was issued on Monday.  Press Release was issued this past Friday criticizing JPM and highlighting that the Volcker Rule may not have disallowed the CIO office’s activities – CFTC – In our discussion with […]

April 10th OSEC meeting minutes

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Attendees Eric, Akshat, Elizabeth, Michael In the beginning of the meeting we discussed questions from the CFTC Letter (218.1 etc) -The definition of commodity pools -collaboration in answering questions We discussed the SIFI letter -we looked at QT 12 -Market Risk Capital Rules -Capital adequacy ratios -stress tests Topics we are focusing on for our […]

Minutes from 4/2/12 meeting

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Attendees: Andre, Alexis, Rich, Eric Andre’s report back: There was an SEC event with Commissioner George Cannellos on March 30th in NY that we missed. There are no upcoming events that Andre is aware of. He will follow up this week to determine if there are any upcoming events with Commissioners in NY or outside NY. […]