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CFTC Issues Final Internal Business Conduct Rules for Swap Dealers—Commissioners O’Malia and Sommers Are Not Impressed

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Banking, Derivatives, Energy The CFTC approved four final rules (the “Internal Business Conduct Rules”) affecting duties of swap dealers (“SDs”) and major swap participants (“MSPs”) today, with Chairman Gensler and Commissioners Chilton and Wetjen voting in support of the rules over pointed dissents of Commissioners O’Malia and Sommers. The text of the rules has not been released yet, […] Read more →

by   |   February 23, 2012

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CFPB Launches Inquiry Into Overdraft Practices

Banking, Consumer Protection The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, or CFPB, has launched an inquiry into checking account overdraft programs to determine how these practices are impacting consumers. As... Read more →

by   |   February 22, 2012

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CFPB Proposes Rule to Supervise Consumer Debt Collection and Consumer Reporting Markets

Banking, Consumer Protection The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, or CFPB, has announced a proposed rule to include debt collectors and consumer reporting agencies under its nonbank supervision program.... Read more →

by   |   February 18, 2012

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SEC Adopts Final Rules on Advisory Performance Fees

Investment Advisers, Private Equity The SEC has adopted a final rule on investment advisory performance fees to raise the net worth requirement for investors who pay performance fees, by excluding the value of the... Read more →

by   |   February 16, 2012