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CFPB Brings Action for Processing Illegal Debt-Settlement Fees

Consumer Protection The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, or CFPB, announced an enforcement action against Meracord LLC, a leading debt-settlement payment processor, for allegedly helping others to collect millions of dollars in illegal upfront fees from consumers. The CFPB has asked a federal district court to approve a consent order that would require Meracord and its CEO and […] Read more →

by   |   October 5, 2013

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SEC Provides Additional Guidance on Form 13F Confidential Treatment Requests

Investment Advisers The SEC Division of Investment Management has issued additional guidance that is meant to assist institutional investment managers that wish to request confidential treatment, or... Read more →

by   |   October 2, 2013


Crowdfunding and JOBS Act News Roundup – October 1, 2013

Public Companies and Securities This article talks about how someone “raised $250K in 53 minutes . . . But the server for my site crashed and was exceptionally slow for about 20 minutes … I have no doubt... Read more →

by   |   October 1, 2013


SEC Enforcement Doubts Accounting Fraud Has Dropped and What It Is Doing About It

Litigation, Public Companies and Securities, Uncategorized Andrew Ceresney, SEC Co-Director of the Division of Enforcement, recently gave a talk on financial reporting and accounting fraud.  Mr. Ceresney reviewed statistics showing... Read more →

by   |   October 1, 2013