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FDIC to Review Regulations in Light of Dodd-Frank

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On July 11, 2011, President Obama issued Executive Order 13579, “Regulation and Independent Regulatory Agencies.”  The FDIC, in response,  has noted it has a long-standing policy and practice of reviewing its proposed and existing regulations to evaluate their impact. As part of its implementation of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform... Read More

Topics: Banking

CFPB to Streamline Consumer Regulations

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Raj Date, Special Advisor to the Secretary of the Treasury for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, or CFPB, recently provided written testimony to the Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Committee on Financial Service, United States House of Representatives. Mr. Date noted one of the CFPB’s central responsibilities is... Read More

Topics: Consumer Protection

SEC Staff Issues Guidance on Cybersecurity

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For a number of years, SEC registrants have migrated toward increasing dependence on digital technologies to conduct their operations. As this dependence has increased, the risks to registrants associated with cybersecurity have also increased, resulting in more frequent and severe cyber incidents. Recently, there has been increased focus by SEC... Read More

Topics: Public Companies and Securities

SEC Comments on Regulation G

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Prior to Sarbanes-Oxley, it was fashionable for public companies to issue press releases with “pro-forma earnings,” which generally excluded certain GAAP charges from the income calculation.  To some, this measure was known as EBBS, or “Earnings Before Bad Stuff.”  As a response, Sarbanes-Oxley required, and the SEC issued, Regulation G. ... Read More

Topics: Public Companies and Securities

GAO Study on Residential Appraisals

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Real estate valuations, which encompass appraisals and other estimation methods, have come under increased scrutiny in the wake of the recent mortgage crisis. The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act mandated that GAO study the various valuation methods and the options available for selecting appraisers, as well as... Read More

Topics: Banking, Uncategorized