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What Do The SEC's Proposed Whistleblower Rule Amendments Mean For Businesses?
In June of 2018, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) voted to propose amendments to the rules governing its whistleblower program.
United States
25 Jan 2019
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Supreme Court Narrows Whistleblower Definition Under Dodd-Frank: Now Are Your Company's Compliance Systems In Order?
On February 21, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that "Dodd-Frank's anti-retaliation provision does not extend to an individual, like Somers, who has not reported a violation of the securities laws to the SEC."
United States
10 Sep 2018
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Update: Regulations Implementing E-Warranty Law Now in Effect
New regulations governing warranties on consumer products will make it easier and more cost-effective for consumer product manufacturers and suppliers to satisfy the federally-mandated warranty notification requirements.
United States
5 Nov 2016
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CFPB Releases Preliminary Results Of Arbitration Study
On December 12, 2013, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released the preliminary results of its investigation into the use of arbitration agreements in connection with consumer financial products or services.
United States
27 Dec 2013
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Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Puts Creditors On Notice Of Rulemaking Under The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
Last week, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued a news release and Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that signals the Bureau’s intention to broadly exercise its claimed power under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act to regulate creditors and debt collectors.
United States
11 Nov 2013
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SEC Report Confirms Substantial Dodd-Frank Whistle-Blowing Activity, Illustrating Need For Employers To Be Proactive – And Careful
On November 15, the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission released its 2012 Annual Report on the Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Program mandated by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.
United States
4 Dec 2012
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SEC Report Confirms Substantial Dodd-Frank Whistle-Blowing Activity, Illustrating Need For Employers To Be Proactive — And Careful
On November 15, the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission released its 2012 Annual Report on the Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Program mandated by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.
United States
29 Nov 2012
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Comments Provide Clues Of Future CFPB Oversight On Private Student Loans
Students seeking to borrow funds to finance a post-secondary education have numerous options.
United States
20 Jun 2012
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Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Seeks To Extend Regulation E To Certain Prepaid Cards
In remarks at a May 23rd field hearing in North Carolina, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's ("CFPB") Director Richard Cordray announced the CFPB's intent to address consumer protection in the rapidly expanding prepaid card market.
United States
14 Jun 2012
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Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Broadens Its Oversight To Include Certain Debt Collectors And Credit Reporting Agencies
On February 16, 2012, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB") proposed a new rule which defines the contours of CFPB’s authority to supervise certain debt collectors and consumer reporting agencies to ensure their compliance with federal consumer financial laws ("Proposed Rule").
United States
23 Mar 2012
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Regulators Propose Alternatives to Credit Ratings
In December 2011, the three federal bank regulatory agencies announced proposed amendments to their market risk capital rules to remove any references to credit ratings in order to comply with the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act passed in 2010.
United States
22 Feb 2012
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2011 Sees Focus On Whistleblowing And Dodd-Frank Claims
In 2011, courts addressed a variety of securities law claims arising from the newly enacted Dodd-Frank Act.
United States
2 Feb 2012
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SEC Adopts Amendments To The Definition Of An Accredited Investor
On December 21, 2011, the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") adopted amendments to the "accredited investor" definitions in Regulation D and Rule 215 under the Securities Act of 1933 (the "1933 Act") to exclude the value of a person’s primary residence from the net worth calculation and clarify the treatment of borrowing secured by a primary residence for purposes of the net worth calculation.
United States
12 Jan 2012
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The Future Of Preemption Under The National Bank Act In The Wake Of Dodd-Frank
The article discusses the passage of the Dodd-Frank Act and its effect on the federal preemption of state banking laws.
United States
20 Dec 2011
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SEC's Whistleblower Rules Are Now Effective
On May 25, 2011, the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") adopted final rules implementing the whistleblower provisions of the Dodd-Frank financial reform regulations, which provide that individuals who report potential securities violations to the SEC may be entitled to a reward of between 10 and 30 percent of any monetary recovery exceeding $1 million.
United States
18 Aug 2011
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SEC Adopts Rule Defining "Family Offices" Under The Investment Advisers Act Of 1940
On June 22, 2011, the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") approved a new rule to define "family offices" that are to be excluded from the Investment Advisers Act of 1940.
United States
1 Jul 2011
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The Small Bank Exemption To Dodd-Frank's Swipe Fee Regulations: "Honor-All-Cards" Contractual Provisions May Not Protect Small Banks
An amendment to the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act authored by Senator Richard Durbin (Durbin Amendment) requires issuers of debit cards to set the swipe fees they charge for processing transactions at levels that are "reasonable and proportional to the cost incurred by the issuer."
United States
6 Apr 2011
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