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Orrick
ESMA's opinion recognizes the value of incorporating a large number of indices as this will cast a wider net of eligible collateral that European banks can use.
Orrick
In a press release dated 27 January 2016, the European Banking Authority (EBA) launched an impact assessment of IFRS 9 (dealing with financial Instruments) which is due to be implemented in the EU in 2018.
Orrick
On 26 January 2016, the Chairpersons of the European Supervisory Authorities sent a letter to the European Commissioner for the Directorate General Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union.
Ropes & Gray LLP
The following summarizes recent legal developments of note affecting the mutual fund/investment management industry.
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
Banking, Finance & Insurance Letter - Actualité Juridique Décembre 2015-Janvier 2016
Jones Day
Much press ink has been spilled announcing yet another investigation or enforcement action by the New York Attorney General.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On January 15, 2016, the Fourth Circuit issued a published decision affirming summary judgment to the defendant national bank on plaintiff's unconscionable contract claim under WVCCPA 46A-2-121.
Brown Smith Wallace
If you haven't shifted your point of sale terminals to remain compliant with the new EMV requirements, now's the time!
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
Ratings agency Moody's confirmed the threat facing Volkswagen when it dropped its outlook for the company and its subsidiaries from stable to negative in September.
Duane Morris LLP
Many states have enacted consumer collection practices laws that impose addition hurdles for lenders in their efforts to collect debts and foreclose mortgages.
Orrick
EMIR provides for co-operation arrangements to be established by ESMA and non-EU authorities whose legal and supervisory framework for CCPs have been deemed equivalent to EMIR by the European Commission.
Orrick
On January 25, 2016, DBRS updated its methodology for rating Subscription Loans.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On January 15, 2016, the CFPB filed a brief opposing a motion to dismiss in the Matter of Integrity Advance, LLC asserting that there is no time bar for certain CFPB actions under its UDAAP authority.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
New rules on margin requirements for uncleared swaps sharply tighten counterparty risk management in the uncleared space whilst serving further to mitigate system-wide risk.
Orrick
On Monday, January 25, 2016, monoline insurer Ambac Assurance Corporation ("Ambac") reached a $995 million settlement with J.P. Morgan.
Orrick
On Friday, January 22, 2016, eleven banks, including Merrill Lynch, RBS, and Barclays, agreed to settle claims brought by the Commonwealth of Virginia...
Troutman Sanders LLP
The CFPB released a resource intended to help lenders understand and implement the TILA-RESPA integrated disclosures ("TRID") when extending construction loans.
Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP
The U.S. Commodities Futures Trading Commission ("CFTC") has issued no-action relief from the mandatory clearing requirement for swaps under Section 2(h)(1)(A) of the Commodity Exchange Act...
Troutman Sanders LLP
On January 28, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released its monthly consumer complaint report, highlighting consumer complaints about financial services such as debt settlement, check cashing, money orders, and credit repair.
Dentons Worldwide
This article analyses the key risks associated with the development and implementation of large-scale international energy and infrastructure projects.
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Seyfarth Shaw LLP
On December 18, 2015, President Obama signed into law the "Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015".
Fox Rothschild LLP
Judge Lorna Schofield has agreed to stay a Fair Credit Reporting Act case until the U.S. Supreme Court issues its highly anticipated ruling in Robbins v. Spokeo, Inc.
Reed Smith
On December 18, 2015, President Obama signed into law the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015 (the "PATH Act").
Foley & Lardner
In the ongoing Integrity Advance enforcement action by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB" or "Bureau"), the Office of Enforcement this January filed a brief...
Troutman Sanders LLP
Under current law, taxpayers who have mortgage debt canceled or forgiven after 2014 may be required to pay taxes on that amount as taxable income.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On January 19, 2016, the SEC settled proceedings against a Denver-based asset manager for material misstatements made in the offer and sale of units of a publicly-registered managed futures fund.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
New rules on margin requirements for uncleared swaps sharply tighten counterparty risk management in the uncleared space whilst serving further to mitigate system-wide risk.
Kaye Scholer LLP
On January 29, 2016, the Institutional Limited Partners Association (ILPA) released the ILPA Fee Reporting Template (version 1.0) (the Template) along with the ILPA Fee Reporting Template: Suggested Guidance (the Guidance).
Arnall, Golden & Gregory LLP
Beginning in earnest in 2013, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") began to exert pressure on the payments industry...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Two recent Supreme Court decisions, and a recent Sixth Circuit analysis on remand from the Supreme Court, offer a roadmap of sorts on ERISA litigation.
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