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Dodd-Frank Banking

OSHA Publishes Interim Rule for Handling Whistleblower Retaliation Complaints


Banking, Consumer Protection, Employment, Litigation OSHA has published the interim final text of regulations governing the employee protection (or whistleblower) provisions of the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010, or CFPA, Section 1057 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010. This rule establishes procedures and time frames for the handling of retaliation complaints under CFPA, […] Read more →

by   |   April 5, 2014

Stacks of Coins

Community Banks: OCC Guidance on Volker Rule

Banking The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, or OCC, has issued a short bulletin on compliance with the Volker Rule.  While largely a short restatement of the rule, it contains... Read more →

by   |   March 27, 2014

US Capitol Building

Agencies Issue Proposed Rule on Minimum Requirements for Appraisal Management Companies

Banking, Consumer Protection Six agencies have issued a proposed rule that would implement minimum requirements for state registration and supervision of appraisal management companies, or AMCs. An AMC is an... Read more →

by   |   March 24, 2014

red tape

Volker Rule Costly to Banks Big and Small

Banking, Executive Compensation The OCC estimates that the costs associated with the Dodd-Frank propriety trading rule known as the Volcker Rule will range from $412 million to $4.3 billion. The OCC estimates... Read more →

by   |   March 23, 2014