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CFPB’s Cordray Ratifies Recess Appointment Actions

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Banking, Consumer Protection, Litigation The head of the CFPB, Richard Cordray, was initially appointed by a recess appointment which has generated speculation as to its validity and resulted in certain court actions.  Mr. Cordray’s appointment was subsequently confirmed by the senate in July 2013.  Mr. Cordray has recently sought to dispel doubts about his recess appointment actions by ratifying […] Read more →

by   |   September 2, 2013

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SDRs Announce Procedures to Elect Swap End-User Exception

Banking, Derivatives, Private Equity, Public Companies and Securities Three swap data repositories, or SDRs, have announced procedures to make filings for the swap end-user exception. Apparently you file with the SDR that the swap is reported to.... Read more →

by   |   August 30, 2013

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SEC Whistleblowers to Receive $125,000

Employment, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities The SEC previously awarded three whistleblowers in a hedge fund case an aggregate of 15% of certain funds collected. The SEC has announced that approximately $170,000 has been... Read more →

by   |   August 30, 2013

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Many Banks Not Ready for New CFPB Mortgage Rules

Banking, Consumer Protection In a letter to various regulators, the American Bankers Association noted survey data which highlights practical challenges associated with fully complying with all of the... Read more →

by   |   August 28, 2013