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Fed to Bank Directors: Pay Attention

Banking Daniel K. Tarullo of the Board Of Governors of the Federal Reserve System delivered a speech on the intersection of corporate governance and prudential regulation.  Some of the points he noted were (emphasis added): “While regulators should have clear expectations for boards, we need to make sure that we are creating expectations that lead to […] Read more →

by   |   June 19, 2014

Fed Proposes Concentration Limits for Financial Institution M&A

Banking The Federal Reserve Board has issued a proposed rulemaking that would implement Section 622 of the Dodd-Frank Act, which prohibits a financial company from combining with another... Read more →

by   |   June 13, 2014

CFPB Launches Inquiry Into Mobile Financial Services

Banking, Consumer Protection The CFPB has launched an inquiry into the opportunities and challenges associated with the use of mobile financial services. As part of the inquiry, the Bureau is exploring how... Read more →

by   |   June 11, 2014

Public Companies: Board Should Review End-User Swap Approvals Annually

Derivatives, Public Companies and Securities The Dodd-Frank Act permits certain end-users to elect to use an exception to the swap clearing requirements under certain conditions, which is referred to as the end-user... Read more →

by   |   June 4, 2014