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FSOC Approves Rule to Designate Nonbank Financial Companies for Enhanced Oversight


Banking, Broker-Dealer, Insurance, Investment Advisers Section 113 of the Dodd-Frank Act authorizes the Financial Stability Oversight Council, or FSOC, to require a nonbank financial company to be supervised by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and be subject to prudential standards if FSOC determines that material financial distress at the company—or the nature, scope, size, scale, concentration, […] Read more →

by   |   April 3, 2012

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CFPB Permits Contributions to Qualified Plans Under Loan Originator Compensation Rules

Banking, Consumer Protection The Consumer Finacial Protection Bureau, or CFPB, has issued a bulletin in response to several inquiries the CFPB has received regarding the payment of compensation to loan... Read more →

by   |   April 2, 2012

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Fed Seeks Comment on Requirements for Determining Whether a Company is Predominantly Engaged in Financial Activities

Banking The Federal Reserve Board has requested comment on a proposed amendment to the Board’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, or NPR, issued February 11, 2011, to establish... Read more →

by   |   April 2, 2012


The Role of Brokers and Funding Portals in Crowdfunding Transactions

Broker-Dealer, Public Companies and Securities All crowdfunding transactions under the JOBS Act must be conducted either through a registered broker or a new type of regulated entity called a funding portal.  While we discuss... Read more →

by   |   March 31, 2012