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Loan Syndicators Sue to Invalidate Risk Retention Rules

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Banking, Litigation The Loan Syndications and Trading Association, or LSTA, is a not-for-profit trade association representing members participating in the syndicated corporate loan market.   The LSTA has petitioned the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia for review of the SEC and the Fed’s rules relating to credit risk retention and Section 941 of […] Read more →

by   |   November 26, 2014

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CFTC Gives Treasury Affiliates More Relief From Clearing Requirements

Derivatives The CFTC issued a no-action letter providing further relief for eligible treasury affiliates that enter into swaps that are subject to the clearing requirement in section 2(h)(1)... Read more →

by   |   November 26, 2014

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CFTC Grants Family Offices Relief From Registration as Commodity Trading Advisors

Investment Advisers The CFTC previously granted family offices no-action relief from registration as commodity pool operators.  That letter did not provide an exemption from registration as a... Read more →

by   |   November 25, 2014

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CFPB Takes Action Against ‘Buy-Here, Pay-Here’ Auto Dealer

Banking, Consumer Protection, Litigation The CFPB took its first action against a “buy-here, pay-here” car dealer.   The CFPB alleged that the dealer, DriveTime, harmed consumers by making harassing debt collection... Read more →

by   |   November 20, 2014