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Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB") requested comment on a planned assessment of certain rules related to consumer remittance transfers under the Electronic Fund Transfer Act...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at 2 p.m. ET, the House Financial Services Committee's Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Securities, and Investment will hold a hearing entitled...
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Partner Nathan Greene (New York-Investment Funds) was asked to participate in an interview with the Independent Directors Council (IDC) on the SEC's Liquidity Risk Management Rule.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The Office of Management and Budget ("OMB") released the Trump Administration 2018 Budget Plan ("America First: A Budget Blueprint to Make America Great Again").
Morrison & Foerster LLP
A March 13, 2017 presidential order requiring a comprehensive plan to reorganize the executive branch could be the first step toward streamlining the financial regulatory structure.
Foley & Lardner
On December 9, 2016, the Department of the Treasury and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) published final regulations on the definition of "issue price," for purposes of the arbitrage rules...
Sedgwick LLP
President Trump's issuance of an Executive Order and the subsequent introduction of bills seeking to eliminate the CFPB signaled a dramatic shift from the Obama Administration's support of the CFPB.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The SEC and the National Bank of Belgium added an addendum to the "2001 Understanding Regarding an Application of Euroclear Bank for an Exemption under U.S. Federal Securities Laws."
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The SEC requested comments on a FINRA proposal that would implement an "anonymous, grouped masking methodology" in order to address confidentiality concerns...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
CFTC Acting Chair J. Christopher Giancarlo called for the CFTC to "reinterpret its regulatory mission" by (i) fostering economic growth, (ii) enhancing U.S. financial markets, and...
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
The SEC denied a request to list what would have been the first U.S. exchange-traded fund built to track bitcoin. Investors Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss have been trying for more than three years...
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
The Nasdaq Stock Market is seeking to expand the market for alternative investment funds with a blockchain-based payment and settlement process.
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
FINRA filed a proposal with the SEC to streamline competency exams and facilitate opportunities for professionals seeking to enter or re-enter the securities industry.
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
The SEC is advancing rules to tighten standards on the rapidly growing ETF industry despite objections from asset managers, including BlackRock and Invesco, which argue the rules are unnecessary...
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
New Public Alternative Funds - 16 March, 2017
Foley Hoag LLP
The U.S. Department of Labor issued a Field Assistance Bulletin (FAB 2017-01) on Friday, March 10, 2017 to address near-term compliance concerns relating to a proposed 60-day delay of the Fiduciary Rule.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
In like a lion, out like a lamb—it works for weather; does it work for new administrations?
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren S.C.
In Wisconsin, mortgagees seeking to foreclose a mortgage must follow the judicial foreclosure procedures laid out in Chapter 846 of the Wisconsin Statutes...
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On February 13 2017 the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight (DSIO) issued a time-limited no-action letter (CFTC Letter 17-1 1) which provides that, from March 1 2017 to September 1 2017
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On March 10, 2017, the CFPB published a Request for Information (RFI) regarding the consumer credit card market.
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Regulators across the globe are considering how existing regulations may accommodate the development of new distributed ledger technologies ("DLT") (also known as "blockchain").
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As a prelude to "doing a big number on Dodd Frank," President Trump issued an Executive Order February 3 designating "core principles" of financial regulation...
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On February 16, 2017, the New York Department of Financial Services (DFS) released final cybersecurity regulations to be codified under 23 N.Y.C.R.R. Part 500 (the Final Rule).
Morrison & Foerster LLP
The use of non-GAAP financial measures by public companies continues to be an area of growing concern for the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC").
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Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
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Troutman Sanders LLP
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