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Taubman's new $315M Fla. retail center follows old-school design


  • American City Business Journals

Taubman Centers' $315 million The Mall at Unversity Town Center in Sarasota, Fla., will open its doors in October. The enclosed complex goes against the retailing trend of building open-air shopping c… Read More

ISDA reportedly aims to postpone margin rule for uncleared swaps


  • Reuters

The International Swaps and Derivatives Association reportedly has written to the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision and the International Organization of Securities Commissions asking for a two-y… Read More

Municipal advisers face SEC exams


  • ThinkAdvisor
  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

The Securities and Exchange Commission plans over the next two years to examine a "significant percentage" of firms registered as municipal advisers. The exams will help the SEC "establish a presence"… Read More

N.D. regulator seeks extra employees to boost railroad safety



North Dakota Public Service Commissioner Julie Fedorchak has proposed hiring two inspectors and a rail-safety manager to improve maintenance of the railroad system. The plan would require state fundin… Read More

CBA questions consumer bureau's attacks on colleges, banks



The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's recent attacks on banks and colleges regarding their disclosure of agreements for marketing financial products to students are vague and unclear, CBA Preside… Read More