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Federal Reserve Proposes Rule under Regulation E to Create New Consumer Protections for Remittance Transfers

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Banking, Consumer Protection The Federal Reserve Board has requested public comment on a proposed rule that would create new protections for consumers who send remittance transfers to recipients located in a foreign country. The proposed rule would require that remittance transfer providers make certain disclosures to senders of remittance transfers, including information about fees and the exchange rate, […] Read more →

by   |   May 14, 2011


FDIC Board Approves Proposed Rule on Retail Foreign Exchange Transactions

Banking The Board of Directors of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, or FDIC, has approved a proposed rule to adopt requirements for FDIC-supervised institutions that may engage... Read more →

by   |   May 12, 2011

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SEC Grandfathers Existing Advisory Arrangements for Private Equity Groups and Hedge Funds in New Proposed Rules

Investment Advisers, Private Equity The SEC has issued proposed rules regarding performance fees that can be charged by investment advisers.  As a result of changes to the Investment Advisers Act effected by the... Read more →

by   |   May 10, 2011


First Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Case May Impact Internal Investigations

Employment, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities [Update:  The case against TradingScreen was ultimately dismissed.  Interested readers should refer to subsequent case history.] Egan v. TradingScreen Inc. (S.D.N.Y. May 4,... Read more →

by   |   May 10, 2011