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  • 11/16/2016

    Article

    Merrill Compliance Services Newsletter November 2016

    Regulatory Disclosure | Merrill DPA®

    The November 2016 Issue of the Compliance Services News includes articles SEC Modernization Rule, SEC Creates New Finra-Focused Task Force, Money Market Fund Update and more.

     

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  • 11/07/2016

    Article

    SEC Investment Company Reporting Modernization Help Sheet

    Regulatory Disclosure | Merrill DPA®

    On October 13, 2016, the SEC voted to adopt changes to modernize and enhance the reporting and disclosure of information by registered investment companies and to enhance liquidity risk management by open-end mutual funds and Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs). The new rules are part of the Commission's initiative to enhance its monitoring and regulation of the asset management industry and are intended to enhance the quality of information available to investors and allow the Commission to more effectively collect and use data reports by the funds.

     

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  • 08/22/2016

    Article

    Merrill Compliance Services Newsletter August 2016

    Financial & Regulatory Disclosure | Regulatory Disclosure | Merrill DPA®

    The August 2016 Issue of the Compliance Services News includes articles fiduciary rule timeline, SEC cyber security audit results, IRI's request to SEC and more.

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  • 05/31/2016

    Article

    Merrill Compliance Services May Newsletter

    Financial & Regulatory Disclosure | Regulatory Disclosure | Merrill DPA®

    Fiduciary updates covered in this issue of Merrill Compliance Services News include the SEC proposal for new derivatives rules for registered funds, mutual fund distribution and sub accounting fees as well as 2016 examination priorities and much more.

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  • 04/21/2016

    Article

    Three Strategies for Managing Regulators’ Scrutiny During Global M&A Deals

    Financial & Regulatory Disclosure | Regulatory Disclosure | Merrill Bridge® | Merrill DPA®

    Strategies in global M&A deals to lessen or rebalance the risk of opposition from CFIUS and other regulators.

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  • 04/21/2016

    Article

    Recent Developments: Bill Would Require Disclosure in Proxy or 10-K of the Board’s Oversight for Cybersecurity

    Financial & Regulatory Disclosure | Regulatory Disclosure | Merrill Bridge® | Merrill DPA®

    Corporate cybersecurity has become an urgent priority for boards of directors.

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  • 04/06/2016

    Article

    Money Market Fund Reform Help Sheet

    Financial & Regulatory Disclosure | Regulatory Disclosure | Merrill DPA®

    Beginning April 14, 2016 current form type N-MFP will be eliminated and replaced by new form type N-MFP1 and amendments. Find out how this affects your submissions and filings.

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  • 01/25/2016

    Brochure

    Streamline Regulatory Disclosure with Merrill's Tailored Approach

    Financial & Regulatory Disclosure | Regulatory Disclosure | Other | Merrill DPA®

    Our end-to-end document services, such as Merrill Digital Publishing Automation (DPA), modernize financial documentation and shareholder communications with expert XBRL and EDGAR filing and review, financial print, electronic distribution and Web publishing.

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  • Article

    Seven Ways to Ensure Consistent, High-Quality XBRL Filings

    Financial & Regulatory Disclosure | Regulatory Disclosure | Merrill Bridge® | Merrill DPA®

    Gain an understanding of what high-quality XBRL is so you can accurately assess and guide your XBRL preparation. This article goes over the standards for judging “XBRL quality” and gives tips on achieving high-quality filings as well as internal consistency.

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  • Article

    SEC Resources: Rules, Regulations and FAQs

    Financial & Regulatory Disclosure | Regulatory Disclosure | Regulatory Disclosure for Corporations | Regulatory Disclosure for Investment Management Companies | Merrill Bridge® | Merrill DPA®

    Stay on top of new rules and ongoing investigations at the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), from the 1933 Securities Act to the Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis and Retrieval (EDGAR) system with our comprehensive list of resources.

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    Streamline Workflows through Automation with Merrill DPA

    Financial & Regulatory Disclosure | Regulatory Disclosure | XBRL & Edgar Filing | Merrill DPA®

    Generate marketing and compliance documents in real time by leveraging Merrill Digital Publishing Automation (DPA). Eliminate EDGAR and XBRL charges, and ensure disclosures and content meet touch compliance standards with regulators and investors.

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  • Article

    Dimensions Newsletter, The Compliance Authority, September 2015

    Financial & Regulatory Disclosure | Regulatory Disclosure | Merrill Bridge® | Merrill DPA®

    Get news and insights for compliance professionals from leaders at the SEC and FASB. With a focus on disclosure, this issue of the Dimensions Newsletter includes articles on US GAAP taxonomy and trends in XBRL data use and briefings on XBRL, SEC disclosure, GAAP and more.

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  • Article

    Controversial Retirement Account Rule Proposed, Investor Groups Confront SEC

    Financial & Regulatory Disclosure | Regulatory Disclosure | Merrill Bridge® | Merrill DPA®

    Fiduciary updates covered in the May 2015 issue of Merrill Compliance Services News include the US Department of Labor's controversial proposal for handling retirement accounts and investor advocacy groups' joint claims against the SEC.

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  • Article

    Merrill Compliance Services December Newsletter

    Financial & Regulatory Disclosure | Regulatory Disclosure | Merrill Bridge® | Merrill DPA®

    Fiduciary updates covered in the December 2015 issue of Merrill Compliance Services News include the US Department of Labor's controversial proposal for handling retirement accounts and investor advocacy groups' joint claims against the SEC.

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  • Article

    Help Sheet on SEC Investment Company Reporting Modernization Proposals

    Financial & Regulatory Disclosure | Regulatory Disclosure | Merrill DPA®

    Stay on top of Investment Advisers Act rules and changes proposed in 2015 by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) with this help sheet, which highlights amendments in reporting forms, compliance deadlines and recordkeeping.

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