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Enhanced Prudential Standards: The Federal Reserve’s Proposal
Shortly before year-end, the Federal Reserve Board ("FRB") proposed several rules to manage systemic risks presented by bank holding companies with consolidated assets of $50 billion or more and by nonbank financial institutions that are designated as systemically important by the Financial Stability Oversight Council ("FSOC").
United States
25 Jan 2012
Thrift Institutions After Dodd-Frank: The New Regulatory Framework
On July 21, 2011, thrift institutions entered a new regulatory structure, with the transfer of regulatory responsibility for these institutions from the Office of Thrift Supervision ("OTS") to the other federal banking agencies and with other changes under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act ("Dodd-Frank" or the "Act").
United States
13 Dec 2011
FinCEN Issues Guidance On The Prepaid Access Final Rule
Last week, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network ("FinCEN") issued guidance in the form of frequently asked questions ("FAQs") to clarify various aspects of its final rule regarding "prepaid access" ("Final Rule").
United States
10 Nov 2011
FinCEN Proposes Requirement For Reporting Prepaid Products Crossing U.S. Border
On October 17, 2011, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network ("FinCEN") published a proposed rule that would add "tangible prepaid access devices" to the list of monetary instruments that must be reported when they are "transported, mailed, or shipped into or out of the United States."
United States
25 Oct 2011
Federal Reserve Board Issues Final CARD Act Rule on Penalty Fees and Rate Reevaluations
Today, adding yet another layer of credit card regulation, the Federal Reserve Board ("Board") issued a final rule ("Final Rule") to implement the reasonable penalty fee and rate reevaluation provisions of the "Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure Act of 2009" (the "CARD Act" or "Act").
United States
22 Jun 2010
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