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CFPB Director Offers Views on Auto Lending

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Banking, Consumer Protection In a recent speech, CFPB Director Richard Cordray gave his views that  the law specifies that the CFPB generally does not have jurisdiction over auto dealers and their practices, but the CFPB does have jurisdiction over the largest auto lenders and their lending programs.  Director Cordray reminded the audience that the CFPB had issued a […] Read more →

by   |   November 18, 2013

Integration Issues Under the JOBS Act

Private Equity, Public Companies and Securities The integration doctrine must be considered when an issuer conducts multiple offerings in a short period of time.  If applicable, multiple offerings are collapsed to determine if... Read more →

by   |   November 18, 2013


Preventing Exchange Act Reporting Obligations After the JOBS Act

Private Equity, Public Companies and Securities, Uncategorized In General Growing companies need to be aware of the requirements of Section 12(g) of the Exchange Act.  If the thresholds of Section 12(g) are crossed, which look principally to... Read more →

by   |   November 17, 2013


SEC Discloses Facts in 2013 Annual Whistleblower Report

Employment, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities The SEC has released its 2013 Annual Report to congress on the Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Program.  Setting aside the SEC chest pounding, this is the first year for which the SEC... Read more →

by   |   November 17, 2013