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New Volcker Rule FAQs: Market Making and CEO Certifications

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Banking, Broker-Dealer Two new Volcker Rule FAQs have been issued. One FAQ addresses a bank’s market making activities.  Amongst other things, the FAQ affirms that for purposes of meeting the final rule’s exemption for market-making, a reasonably designed compliance program for a trading desk engaged in market making-related activity may include objective factors on which the trading […] Read more →

by   |   September 26, 2015

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Can You be Regulated by the CFPB?

Banking, Consumer Protection The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, or CFPB, was created to enforce various consumer finance laws like the Equal Credit Opportunity Act, Fair Credit Reporting Act, Fair Debt... Read more →

by   |   September 8, 2015

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,... 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