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Agencies Seek Comment on Additional Revisions to the Market Risk Capital Rules

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Banking The Fed, the FDIC and the OCC have announced they are seeking comment on a notice of proposed rulemaking, or NPR, that would amend an earlier NPR announced in December 2010. The initial NPR proposed modifications to the agencies’ market risk capital rules for banking organizations with significant trading activities. The amended NPR includes alternative […] Read more →

by   |   December 7, 2011

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CFPB Publishes Prototype Credit Card Agreement

Consumer Protection The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, or CFPB, has published a prototype credit card agreement. It is important to note that it is not a model form, and use is not mandatory.... Read more →

by   |   December 7, 2011


FSOC Holds Executive Sessions to Discuss MF Global and Europe

Banking, Derivatives The Financial Stability Oversight Council, established pursuant to the Dodd-Frank Act, has recently held executive sessions to discuss a couple of high profile topics: On October... Read more →

by   |   December 6, 2011

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CFTC Approves Final Rules on Customer Funds

Derivatives The CFTC has approved a final rule on investment of customer funds in the wake of the MF Global bankruptcy.  Interestingly, the CFTC repeatedly cites the MF Global comment letter... Read more →

by   |   December 5, 2011