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MAKING SENSE OF DODD-FRANK

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Now the CFPB is Looking for Whistleblowers

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Banking, Consumer Protection, Employment The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, or CFPB announced several ways that whistleblowers can alert the Bureau to potential violations of federal consumer financial laws.  But they are not offering huge rewards, like the SEC and CFTC whistleblower programs. The whistleblower channels announced include an email address, and a toll free “tips hotline.”   Early next year, […] Read more →

by   |   December 16, 2011

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CFPB to Address Credit Discrimination

Banking, Consumer Protection The Dodd-Frank Act created the  Office of Fair Lending & Equal Opportunity, part of  the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, or CFPB, to address credit discrimination. ... Read more →

by   |   December 14, 2011

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FDIC Proposes Rule Regarding Treatment of Mutual Insurance Holding Companies in Liquidation

Insurance The FDIC is proposing a rule that provides for the treatment of a mutual insurance holding company as an insurance company for the purpose of Section 203(e) of the Dodd-Frank Wall... Read more →

by   |   December 13, 2011

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MSRB Provides Update On Underwriter Fair Dealing Proposal

Municipal Advisors The MSRB has announced that the SEC is seeking additional time to consider its proposal regarding the duties of underwriters to state and local government issuers under the... Read more →

by   |   December 11, 2011