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MAKING SENSE OF DODD-FRANK

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Dodd-Frank Banking

FSOC to Further Study Hedge Fund Leverage

Banking The Financial Stability Oversight Council, or FSOC, released an update of its review of asset management products and activities.  The statement notes that its review of the use of leverage in the hedge fund industry suggests a need for further analysis of the activities of hedge funds. FSOC is creating an interagency working group that […] Read more →

by   |   April 19, 2016

GAO Says Regulators Should Improve Transparency in Evaluating Banks’ “Living Wills”

Banking GAO has issued a report which noted the FDIC and Federal Reserve have developed separate but similar review processes for determining whether a resolution plan, often referred to... Read more →

by   |   April 12, 2016

CFPB Releases Monthly Complaint Report for March 2016

Banking, CFPB, Consumer Protection On March 29, 2016, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released its latest Monthly Complaint Report for March 2016, which provides an overview of three-month trends in... Read more →

by   |   April 5, 2016

CFPB Takes Action Against Another Student Debt Relief Company

Banking, CFPB, Consumer Protection On March 30, 2016, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced an enforcement action against student debt relief company Student Aid Institute, Inc., and its chief... Read more →

by   |   April 5, 2016