Duane Morris LLP
During the high brow discussions the last few weeks in Washington regarding the potential shut down of the Federal Government, it would have been very easy to miss one little legislative tidbit that happened last week.
Kane Russell Coleman Logan
A little over two months ago, the federal banking authorities (Feds) issued a new Policy Statement,...
Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
As the Supreme Court deliberates over the Fifth Circuit's ruling that the CFPB's funding method is unconstitutional, another court in the Fifth Circuit dealt a blow to the CFPB's aggressive agenda.
Goodwin Procter LLP
On September 20, 2023, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") voted, by a 4-1 vote, to adopt certain amendments (the "final rule" or the "amendments") to Rule 35d-1 (the "Names Rule")...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
On September 27, the CFPB released its annual report on residential mortgage lending activity and trends for 2022.
Cyber threats to the financial services industry continue to increase. At the same time, regulatory requirements, litigation risk, contractual requirements and regulator expectations continue to grow.
On 23 August 2023, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC) adopted a new set of private fund adviser rules (each a Rule and, collectively, the Rules, and the related release, the Adopting Release)...
On September 21, 2023, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced details of its anticipated rulemaking under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA)...
Ropes & Gray LLP
On September 20, 2023, the SEC issued a release (the "Release") adopting changes to the Names Rule, Rule 35d-1 under the 1940 Act (as amended, the "Final Rule"), and related form amendments.
The civil action of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission ("CFTC") against Archegos Capital Management LP and its CFO is but one of many civil and criminal matters arising out of Archegos's catastrophic failure in early 2021.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
Last Friday, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation ("FDIC") released its annual Summary of Deposits ("SOD") data, as of June 2023 (available here).
Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
In an article published by The Banking Law Journal, Corporate partner Christina Grigorian discussed state laws in Connecticut and Nebraska that...
Many readers will be aware that, on 23 August 2023, the SEC adopted its final Private Fund Adviser Rules (Rules), a significant update to the US' regulation of private fund advisers.
Goodwin Procter LLP
On September 19, the CFPB issued a Consumer Financial Protection Circular affirming that adverse action notices provided by creditors to consumers must disclose accurate and specific reasons for the adverse...
Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
Earlier this week, Suzanne Cosgrove wrote about the Commodity Futures Trading Commission's decision to prohibit Congressional Control Contracts, which it described as "cash-settled...
Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP
On August 24, 2023, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit held in Kirschner v. JP Morgan Chase Bank, N.A. et al. that certain syndicated term loans at the center of a transaction involving JP Morgan Chase and other banks were not securities under state law.
Ropes & Gray LLP
As discussed in the recent Ropes & Gray Alert "SEC Adopts New Private Fund Adviser Rules", the SEC adopted new private fund reforms on August 23, 2023.
Regulation B requires a creditor that denies an application for credit to provide to the applicant an adverse action notice containing a statement of reasons for the action.
On August 23, 2023, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted new and amended rules under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, as amended (the Advisers Act), to address what it perceives as certain conflicts of interest and threats to investor protection pervasive in the private funds industry (the Private Fund Adviser Rules).
Recent weeks and months have seen regular coverage on the growing trend of large UK based companies exploring listings on US stock exchanges such as New York Stock Exchange...