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Jones Day
For the benefit of our clients and friends investing in European distressed opportunities, our European Network is sharing some current developments
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Down deep, somewhere in the boilerplate in the back of a prospectus for an index-linked note, you can find the provisions for index adjustments and successor indices.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On October 27, 2014, the Financial Stability Board published its report to the G20 on cross-border consistency and global financial stability implications of structural banking reforms.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On October 31, 2014, the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision issued its final standard for the Net Stable Funding Ratio ("NSFR").
On November 17, the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) published a report (CR08/2014) on post-trade transparency in the credit default swaps market.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
The European Central Bank assumed its new prudential supervisory role for banks in the Eurozone under the Single Supervisory Mechanism.
Thompson Coburn LLP
Over the last several years there has been an increase in defaults in loans made to finance affordable housing projects.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On 4 November 2014, the European Central Bank became the prudential regulator for all Eurozone banks under the Single Supervisory Mechanism.
Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP
On October 21 and 22, 2014, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation,
On November 12, DBRS released its methodology for rating Canadian credit card and personal credit line securitizations.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
The Forum will help industry participants meet the challenges of the newly proposed set of rules from the CFPB for mortgage servicers.
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.
McGuireWoods LLP
On October 31, 2014, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit interpreted Maryland law in ruling that a bank’s security interest in a Chapter 11 debtor’s property created by a deed of trust that was executed before, but recorded after, the Internal Revenue Service filed a tax lien, had priority over the tax lien.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On November 6, 2014, FINRA released results from a survey of U.S. investors measuring the demand for additional regulatory protections.
On November 7, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) published a call for evidence on the EU passport under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) and third country Alternative Investment Fund Managers (AIFMs).
On November 5, the European Banking Authority (EBA) published a consultation paper on draft regulatory technical standards (RTS) on the contractual recognition of bail-in under the Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive (BRRD).
On November 6, Fitch released its updated criteria for rating securitizations in emerging markets.
Additionally, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac entered into governance and operating agreements for CSS.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Barely two weeks after it signaled thumbs-down on two requests to approve non-transparent exchange-traded funds (ETFs), the SEC on November 6, 2014 published a notice of application
Venable LLP
On November 20, 2014, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) issued Guidance Related to the FDIC Statement of Policy on Applications for Deposit Insurance – Q&As (Guidance) to aid "applicants in developing proposals for deposit insurance, and to provide transparency to the application process
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Among the amendments to the ability-to-repay/qualified mortgage rule issued by the CFPB on July 10 were changes to the detailed requirements in new Appendix Q.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Six federal agencies have finalized long-anticipated joint rules imposing risk retention, or "skin-in-the-game," requirements for securitizations.
Jones Day
As in 2012, banking and financial services companies were conspicuously absent from the Top 10 List of public-company bankruptcy filings for 2013.
Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP
The SEC has adopted amendments to Rule 506 under the Securities Act of 1933 that permit general solicitation and general advertising in securities offerings under this exemption from securities registration provided all purchasers are accredited investors.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
The credit valuation adjustment charge in Basel III appears, at first glance, to be the preserve of quantitative analysts and the like.
Reed Smith
Overseas Shipping Group ("Overseas") recently sued its former attorneys, a prominent New York-based law firm, for legal malpractice in drafting credit agreements that resulted in the company incurring an estimated $463 million in tax liability.
Butler Snow LLP
On May 29, 2013, the CFPB amended the Truth-in-Lending Act and Regulation Z to finalize a rule aimed at assisting small creditors in originating Qualified Mortgages with the highest level of protection for compliance with the Ability To Repay Rule.
Mayer Brown
On July 2, 2013, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System approved a final rule to establish a new comprehensive regulatory capital framework for all US banking organizations.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Institutions regulated by the CFPB and subject to its enforcement authority are dealing with of the agency’s sweeping authority to prohibit unfair, deceptive, and abusive acts or practices.
McDermott Will & Emery
As the now-lame-duck U.S. Congress convenes for its final legislative session of 2014, the 114th U.S. Congress is gearing up for action.
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