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Shearman & Sterling LLP
The heads of the Treasuries and financial regulatory bodies from both the United States and the United Kingdom met to discuss resolution strategies.
Orrick
The exercise demonstrates the continued commitment of the United States and the United Kingdom since the financial crisis to promote a safer and sounder financial system.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On October 10, 2014, the Basel Committee launched a consultation on revised corporate governance principles for banks.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
The EBA intends to provide its final technical advice to the Commission in the second quarter of 2015. The consultation closes on January 14, 2015.
Orrick
ESMA's Securities and Markets Stakeholder Group published its response to the July consultations on draft technical standards and draft regulatory standards.
Orrick
The International Organization of Securities Commission and the Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructure issued a joint report on the recovery of financial market infrastructures.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
The European Central Bank’s Decision on the implementation of separation between the monetary policy and supervision functions of the ECB was published.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
A transaction reporting regime has been in place at EU level for some time, albeit much was delegated to national implementation.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On October 6, 2014, the European Securities and Markets Authority published a letter (dated October 2, 2014) from the European Commission.
Orrick
On October 23, regulators released the economic scenarios that will be used by financial institutions with total assets of over $10 billion for stress tests required under Dodd-Frank.
Orrick
On October 21 and 22, the Fed, HUD, FDIC, FHFA, OCC, and SEC jointly approved final risk retention rules.
Orrick
On October 13, Moody’s released is rating methodology for U.S. Health Insurance Companies.
Troutman Sanders LLP
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau finalized an administrative rule that allows qualifying financial institutions to post their privacy policies online.
Orrick
The "prudential regulators" (i.e., the Federal Reserve Board, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Farm Credit Administration, and the Federal Housing Finance Agency) re-proposed their April 2011 proposed rule imposing initial and variation margin requirements on banks and their counterparties...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The federal regulatory agencies responsible for implementing regulations under The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.
WilmerHale
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has long sought to promote, rather than prevent, innovation in financial products and services.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
The report is in line with the FSB’s Key Attributes of Effective Resolution Regimes for Financial Institutions, which was reissued concurrently with the report.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
The FSB published a consultation paper on guidance on cooperation and information sharing with host authorities of jurisdictions that are not represented on crisis management groups.
Troutman Sanders LLP
Minnesota's attorney general sued a Texas credit card processor, accusing the Apex Merchant Group of using bait and switch tactics to rip off small businesses.
Orrick
The Bank of New York Mellon, suing as trustee for the J.P. Morgan Mortgage Acquisition Trust, filed a summons with notice in the Supreme Court for the State of New York.
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The three US bank regulatory agencies issued a final regulation implementing the Basel III Liquidity Coverage Ratio.
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