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Shearman & Sterling LLP
On July 24, 2015, the Markets Committee of the Bank for International Settlements announced that the Foreign Exchange Working Group has been established.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On July 24, 2015, the Financial Stability Board published its ninth report on the implementation of OTC derivatives reforms.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On July 23, 2015, the European Securities and Markets Authority published proposed guidelines on sound remuneration policies under the Undertakings for the Collective Investment of Transferable Securities Directive...
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Further reporting obligations come into effect on April 7, 2016, which will require market participants to report OTC standard and non-standard supply contracts and transportation contracts.
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
On June 29, 2015, the CFTC issued a proposed rule on the cross-border application of the margin requirements with respect to uncleared swaps to be adopted by the CFTC pursuant to Section 731 of the Dodd-Frank Act.
Ropes & Gray LLP
In recent remarks, Igor Rozenblit, the head of the Private Funds Unit at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission urged advisers preparing for examinations not to be overly focused on the major recurring topics addressed in recent SEC speeches.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
The FINRA Disclosure Document highlights potential implications of transferring assets to the representative's new firm and encourages the retail customer to ask questions regarding those considerations to the new firm.
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.
Troutman Sanders LLP
In a groundbreaking decision on July 24, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals held that a Texas bank could pursue its constitutional challenge against the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and its Director.
Fox Rothschild LLP
The FINRA Board of Governors election results are in. There were three vacancies among the 10 seats reserved for industry representatives: one Large, one Mid-Size, and one Small Firm Governor.
Stites & Harbison PLLC
Even though the ruling may not be as harsh to FDCPA defendants as it seems at first blush, it could still have far-reaching effects.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Today the United States Third Circuit Court Of Appeals issued a major ruling against Montgomery County Recorder of Deeds Nancy Becker. Becker filed a class action on behalf of all Recorder of Deeds in Pennsylvania Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. ("MERS") seeking to recover millions in "so called" unpaid recording fees and an order to compel MERS to record and pay fees for recording mortgage assignments
Troutman Sanders LLP
On July 23, the full Senate Committee on Appropriations approved 12 appropriations measures, including provisions to increase oversight of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau...
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
What changes were brought about to the HOA foreclosure sale landscape by the passage of SB 306 in Nevada?
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On September 29, 2014, Morrison & Foerster partner Don Lampe presented "MBA Compliance Essentials: CFPB Examination Resource Guide" at the Mortgage Bankers Association Regulatory Compliance Conference.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On July 23, 2015, the CFTC's Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight issued a letter (dated July 21, 2015) that exempts commodity trading advisors that are registered but do not direct any trading...
Troutman Sanders LLP
On July 10 – the same day of the FCC Order – ACA International, an association of credit and collection professionals, filed suit in the District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals...
McGuireWoods LLP
The Office for Older Americans has already released results of a focus group study on reverse mortgage advertisements and issued an advisory expressing concern about such ads.
Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP
The Nutter Bank Report is a monthly electronic publication of the firm's Banking and Financial Services Group and contains regulatory and legal updates with expert commentary from our banking attorneys.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
The final rule also includes technical corrections to two provisions of the Know Before You Owe mortgage disclosure rule.
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Greenberg Traurig
On Dec. 17, 2014, Florida's Third District Court of Appeal (Third District) issued its opinion in Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas v. Beauvais...
Fox Rothschild LLP
Later this month, on July 30th, FINRA will hold its annual meeting in Washington, D.C., during which it will conduct an election for three open seats on its Board of Governors.
Reed Smith
On January 1, 2015, the final Basel III rules regarding regulatory capital for banks with greater than $500 million in assets and all savings and loan holding companies took effect.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
The banking industry has long been one of the most highly regulated industries in the United States based on the "special" role that banks play in allocating credit and operating the payments system.
Holland & Knight
This guide is designed to provide in a concise format the principal information that the buy-side needs to know about the U.S. margin rules.
Venable LLP
On July 21, 2015, the CFPB formally delayed the effective date of its Integrated Mortgage Disclosures Under the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (Regulation X) and the Truth in Lending Act (Regulation Z) and TILA-RESPA Amendments.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On June 16, 2015, the New York State Department of Financial Services ("DFS") released additional guidance related to its recently enacted debt collection regulations.
Mayer Brown
On July 16, 2015, a much-anticipated new Volcker Rule Frequently Asked Question was issued regarding the potential "banking entity" status of US registered investment companies and foreign public funds during their respective seeding periods.
Morgan Lewis
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued two notices on July 8 indicating that certain structured transactions are considered "reportable transactions"...
Day Pitney LLP
In 2009, Mr. Nicholls married Barbara Nicholls. Mr. Nicholls died on February 11, 2012, and at the time of his death, Barbara, his surviving spouse, was the named beneficiary to each of the pension plans.
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