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Fed Approves Rule Defining When a Company is “Predominantly Engaged in Financial Activities”

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Banking The Federal Reserve Board has approved a final rule that establishes the requirements for determining when a company is “predominantly engaged in financial activities.” The requirements will be used by the Financial Stability Oversight Council, or FSOC, when it considers the potential designation of a nonbank financial company for consolidated supervision by the Federal Reserve. Under... Read more →

by   |   April 7, 2013

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CFPB Takes Action Against Mortgage Insurers to End Kickbacks to Lenders

Banking, Consumer Protection, Litigation The CFPB has announced four enforcement actions to end what the Bureau believes to be improper kickbacks paid by mortgage insurers to mortgage lenders in exchange for business.... Read more →

by   |   April 5, 2013

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SEC Comments on Broker-Dealer Registration by Private Fund Advisers

Broker-Dealer, Investment Advisers, Private Equity David W. Blass, Chief Counsel, Division of Trading and Markets, SEC, recently gave a speech before the American Bar Association Trading and Markets Subcommittee on April 5, 2013.... Read more →

by   |   April 5, 2013

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Accredited Crowdfunding, Internet Advertising and General Solicitation

Broker-Dealer, Investment Advisers, Private Equity, Uncategorized The SEC recently granted two accredited crowdfunding sites exemptions from the broker-dealer rules because the type of carried interest (or close equivalent) used to compensate... Read more →

by   |   April 4, 2013