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CFPB Amends Card Act Rule to Make it Easier for Stay-At-Home Spouses and Partners to Get Credit Cards

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Banking, Consumer Protection The CFPB has updated existing regulations to make it easier for spouses or partners who do not work outside of the home to qualify for credit cards. The amendment allows credit card issuers to consider income that a stay-at-home applicant, who is 21 or older, shares with a spouse or partner when evaluating the applicant […] Read more →

by   |   April 30, 2013

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ECP Guarantor Provisions in Corporate Credit Agreements

Banking, Derivatives Many corporate credit agreements are supported by subsidiary guarantees.  Those guarantees often include not only the guaranty of the obligations under the credit agreement but... Read more →

by   |   April 29, 2013

Appeals Court Dismisses Challenge to SEC Resource Extraction Rules

Public Companies and Securities In 2012 ,the SEC adopted final rules requiring public companies engaged in certain oil and gas activities to disclose payments made to domestic and foreign governments as required... Read more →

by   |   April 29, 2013

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Crowdfunding and Jobs Act News Roundup – April 26, 2013

Litigation, Public Companies and Securities On Thursday the SEC sent out a press release captioned “SEC Seeks to Halt Scheme Raising Investor Funds Under Guise of JOBS Act.”  The action doesn’t really have anything... Read more →

by   |   April 26, 2013