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Department of State Speaks on Conflict Minerals

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Public Companies and Securities Consistent with Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, the Department of State (“the Department”) announced that it is undertaking a number of actions to address the problem of conflict minerals –or the exploitation and trade of gold, columbite-tantalite (coltan), cassiterite (tin), wolframite (tungsten), or their derivatives –sourced from the... Read more →

by   |   July 20, 2011

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CFPB Report Examines Differences Between Credit Scores Consumers and Lenders Receive

Banking, Consumer Protection The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, or CFPB, released a report examining the differences between credit scores sold to consumers and scores used by lenders to make credit... Read more →

by   |   July 19, 2011


FSOC Adopts Final Rule on Designation of Systematically Important Financial Market Utilities

Banking, Broker-Dealer Section 804 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act  provides the Financial Stability Oversight Council, or FSOC, the authority to designate a financial... Read more →

by   |   July 18, 2011


GAO Study on Residential Appraisals

Banking, Uncategorized Real estate valuations, which encompass appraisals and other estimation methods, have come under increased scrutiny in the wake of the recent mortgage crisis. The Dodd-Frank Wall... Read more →

by   |   July 18, 2011