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CFPB Halts Alleged Nationwide Mortgage Loan Modification Scams

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Consumer Protection The CFPB has announced actions to halt two alleged mortgage loan modification scams it believes ripped-off thousands of struggling homeowners across the country. According to the CFPB, these operations took in more than $10 million by charging consumers for services that falsely promised to prevent foreclosures or renegotiate troubled mortgages.  Violations of the law alleged […] Read more →

by   |   December 11, 2012

FINRA Releases FAQs on Private Placement Notice Filing Rule

Broker-Dealer, Private Equity On December 3, 2012, FINRA released a set of FAQs relating to new Rule 5123 (our prior coverage here), which went into effect on December 3 and requires FINRA members to file with... Read more →

by   |   December 8, 2012


ISS Publishes FAQs On New Peer Group Method

Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities ISS has published a series of frequently asked questions on its new peer group selection method. The FAQs explain the new policies.  The new procedures give weight in some... Read more →

by   |   December 6, 2012

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Nasdaq Revises Issuer Disclosure Rules Regarding Notices of Listing Deficiencies

Public Companies and Securities The SEC has approved a Nasdaq rule change regarding issuer disclosure of listing deficiencies. Nasdaq rules provide that when a listed issuer does not meet the exchange’s... Read more →

by   |   December 5, 2012