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FinCEN Proposes Extending Anti-Money Laundering Compliance Requirements to Investment Advisers

Banking, Broker-Dealer, Investment Advisers, Private Equity On Tuesday, the United States Department of Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) proposed a rule that would require SEC-registered investment advisers, including private equity and hedge funds, to comply with certain anti-money laundering (AML) rules. These rules already apply to other types of financial institutions such as banks and securities broker-dealers. PURPOSE AND... Read more →

by   |   August 27, 2015

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Bank Has Standing to Challenge Constitutionality of CFPB

Banking, Litigation In State National Bank of Big Spring v. Lew,  the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled that the plaintiff had standing to challenge the... Read more →

by   |   July 24, 2015

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Fed Approves Rule Requiring Largest Banks To Further Strengthen Capital

Banking The Federal Reserve Board approved a final rule requiring the largest, most systemically important U.S. bank holding companies to further strengthen their capital positions. Under... Read more →

by   |   July 21, 2015

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Agencies Provide Guidance On Seeding Period for Volcker Rule

Banking The staffs of the agencies responsible for administering the Volcker Rule have again updated the Volcker Rule FAQs.  A new FAQ notes that the rule implementing the Volcker Rule... Read more →

by   |   July 19, 2015