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On February 6, 2018, a Commission Delegated Regulation on Regulatory Technical Standards for the materiality threshold for credit obligations past due was published in the Official Journal of the European Union.
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On February 15, 2018, the Enforcement Section of the Massachusetts Securities Division (the "Division") of the Office of the Secretary of the Commonwealth charged a registered broker-dealer ...
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The CFTC approved an amendment that replaces the lettering system used in its list of defined terms (CFTC Rule 1.3) with an alphabetized list.
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U.S. Bancorp and its operating subsidiary, U.S. Bank, entered into agreements to pay $613 million to resolve allegations that U.S. Bank broke Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering ("BSA/AML") rules.
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CFTC Chair J. Christopher Giancarlo reaffirmed his commitment to a cross-border deference-based approach to clearinghouse regulation, encouraged expanded Congressional oversight over virtual currencies, and provided updates on several rulemaking initiatives.
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FINRA enhanced the functionality of its Regulatory Extension ("REX") system, which allows firms to electronically submit requests for extensions of time pursuant to FINRA Rule 4210.
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The CFTC Technology Advisory Committee ("TAC") considered challenges posed by new technologies.
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On February 15, 2018, federal authorities - including the U.S. Department of Justice - filed charges against U.S. Bank, the fifth-largest commercial bank by assets in the United States, for allegedly neglecting anti-money laundering rules, helping a payday lender operate an illegal business and lying to a regulator.
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Wells Fargo is being put on a highly restrictive diet by the Federal Reserve and won't get any relief until its compliance and governance shape up. Under the terms of the Fed's Consent Order ...
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On February 7, 2018, William Dudley, President of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, participated in a panel discussion entitled "Banking Culture - Still Room for Improvement?"
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On February 9, 2018, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit unanimously ruled in favor of the Loan Syndications and Trading Association ("LSTA") in its lawsuit against the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System ("FRB") over the application of U.S. credit risk retention requirements to managers of open-market collateralized loan obligations ("CLOs").
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On February 12, 2018, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB") released its strategic plan for 2018 through 2022.
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On February 6, 2018, the Pennsylvania Department of Banking and Securities issued regulations in response to the state's recent law requiring licensing of mortgage loan servicers.
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Paris partner Hubert de Vauplane's article "Ten Years After the Crisis, Where Are We Going ? " appeared in the February 2018 issue of the French publication Revue Banque.
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The finalized updates to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB") rule on prepaid card accounts (the "Prepaid Rule") were published in the Federal Register.
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William Hinman, Director of the SEC Division of Corporation Finance (the "Division"), described approaches taken by the SEC to ease regulatory burdens in order to incentivize companies to go public.
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IOSCO issued a Consultation Report containing policy approaches to enhance protections for retail investors purchasing OTC leveraged products, including rolling-spot forex contracts, contracts for differences ("CFDs") and binary options.
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The White House proposed significant restructuring of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB").
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On February 1, 2018, the OCC and the U.S. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System released the2018 scenarios for the Dodd-Frank Act Stress Test (DFAST) ..
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On November 8, 2017, US Securities and Exchange Chairman Jay Clayton raised concerns about virtual currency offerings or so-called initial coin offerings.
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