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CFPB Highlights Analysis On The Use Of Non-Traditional Data In Credit Process
The CFPB highlighted the results of an analysis comparing the uses of traditional and non-traditional sources of information by consumers in the credit process.
United States
9 Aug 2019
Broker-Dealer Pays Penalty For AML Deficiencies In Connection With Penny Stocks
A broker-dealer settled FINRA charges for alleged deficiencies in its anti-money laundering ("AML") compliance program in connection with penny stock transactions.
United States
27 Jun 2019
OCC Underscores Risks Facing Federal Banking System
In its Semiannual Risk Perspective for Spring 2019, the OCC described the condition of banks as "strong" as far as capital, leverage and short-term performance
United States
6 Jun 2019
OCC Underscores Risks For Small Banks
In its Semiannual Risk Perspective for Spring 2019, the OCC described banks as being in generally good shape as far as capital, leverage and short-term performance.
United States
4 Jun 2019
Cannabis Finance - SAFE In The STATES And Maybe Beyond?
Will 2019 be the year that federal lawmakers block U.S. law enforcement and regulatory agencies from enforcing marijuana prohibitions in states where marijuana is legal
United States
25 Apr 2019
Ranking Member Of The House Financial Services Committee Offers Republican List Of Hearing Priorities
Ranking Member of the House Financial Services Committee ("HFSC") Patrick McHenry (R-NC) offered to cooperate with new Chair Maxine Waters on a list of priorities affecting the U.S. financial system.
United States
30 Jan 2019
President Trump To Nominate Heath P. Tarbert As Next CFTC Chair
President Donald J. Trump intends to nominate Heath P. Tarbert to be CFTC Chair for a five-year term starting on April 14, 2019. Mr. Tarbert is currently U.S. Treasury Department ("Treasury") Assistant Secretary for International Markets.
United States
18 Dec 2018
Agencies Urge Banks To Pursue AML Compliance Innovation
Federal banking agencies urged banks to pursue innovative approaches to meeting Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering ("BSA/AML") compliance obligations.
United States
10 Dec 2018
Representative Introduces House Version Of Senator Warren's Anti-Corruption Bill
U.S. House Representative Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) introduced companion legislation to Senator Elizabeth Warren's (D-MA) wide-ranging Senate "Anti-Corruption" bill (see previous coverage).
United States
30 Nov 2018
Senator Warren Introduces Anti-Corruption Legislation
Senator Elizabeth A. Warren unveiled a wide-ranging bill that seeks to "eliminate the influence of money in our federal government."
United States
29 Aug 2018
FinCEN Director Examines Virtual Currency Regulatory Obligations
Financial Crimes Enforcement Network ("FinCEN") Director Kenneth A. Blanco outlined agency efforts to protect financial institutions from fraud relating to new uses of financial technology ...
United States
20 Aug 2018
House Subcommittee Considers AML De-Risking
The U.S. House Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit considered testimony regarding the implications of "de-risking," ...
United States
6 Jul 2018
Federal Judge Determines That The CFPB Is "Unconstitutionally Structured"
The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York dismissed CFPB claims based on the determination that the CFPB "lacks the authority to bring [these] claims" because it is "unconstitutionally structured."
United States
29 Jun 2018
White House Calls For CFPB Restructuring
The White House proposed significant restructuring of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB").
United States
20 Feb 2018
Trump Administration Budget Resets Priorities
The Office of Management and Budget ("OMB") released the Trump Administration 2018 Budget Plan ("America First: A Budget Blueprint to Make America Great Again").
United States
28 Mar 2017
FinCEN Fines New York-Based Credit Union For AML Violations
The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network ("FinCEN") assessed a $500,000 civil money penalty against New York-based credit union for violations of anti-money laundering ("AML") regulations.
United States
28 Dec 2016
FINRA Fines Firm For AML And Supervision Violations
FINRA fined a financial institution for anti-money laundering ("AML") and supervision violations.
United States
12 Dec 2016
Senators Warren And Sanders Criticize Treasury Secretary Nominee
President-elect Donald J. Trump touted his selection of Steven Mnuchin as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Treasury, while Senate Democrats decried the selection.
United States
9 Dec 2016
House Republicans Warn Federal Agencies Not To Finalize Pending Rules
A letter from House Republican leaders to all federal executive and independent agencies "cautioned" the agencies against "finalizing pending rules or regulations in the Administration's last days."
United States
23 Nov 2016
Democrats And Republicans Stake Out Positions On Financial Regulation
The Democratic platform position on financial regulation begins with an endorsement of Dodd-Frank. The Democrats state that they will "vigorously implement, enforce and build on the landmark Dodd-Frank financial reform law"...
United States
5 Aug 2016
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