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Who is Too Big to Fail? FDIC Doesn’t Answer Question


Banking James R. Wigand, Director, Office Of Complex Financial Institutions and Richard J. Osterman, Jr., Acting General Counsel, of the FDIC testified before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations; Committee on Financial Services; U.S. House of Representatives. While their testimony was captioned  “Who Is Too Big To Fail? Examining the Application of Title I of the […] Read more →

by   |   April 16, 2013

Broker-Dealer Due Diligence and FINRA Exam Priorities

Broker-Dealer, Consumer Protection, Private Equity FINRA Chairman and CEO Richard G. Ketchum gave a speech on April 9, 2013 as part of the National Compliance Outreach Program for Broker-Dealers. Mr. Ketchum addressed FINRA’s... Read more →

by   |   April 15, 2013

CFPB Begins to Fix Recently Adopted Rules

Consumer Protection The CFPB has issued a proposed rule clarifying and making technical amendments to the 2013 Escrows Final Rule issued by the Bureau in  January 2013. This is the first of the... Read more →

by   |   April 13, 2013

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CFTC Commissioners Bicker About Budget and Performance Report

Derivatives There continues to be significant public discord amongst the Commissioners at the CFTC. 2014 Budget According to Commissioner Scott O’Malia “Given the vast deficit spending... Read more →

by   |   April 12, 2013