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CFPB Declines to Modify or Set Aside Civil Investigative Demand

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Consumer Protection The CFPB has commenced an investigation to determine whether the practice of ceding premiums from private mortgage insurance companies to captive reinsurance subsidiaries of certain mortgage lenders violates Section 8 of the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act, or RESPA.  PHH Corporation publicly disclosed that it is a subject of the investigation. The CFPB served PHH […] Read more →

by   |   September 24, 2012


Preliminary 2013 Proxy Season Checklist (Updated 9/30/12)

Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities [Note this post was updated on September 30, 2012 to note pending rule proposals by the NYSE and Nasdaq regarding the independence of compensation committees and other matters.]... Read more →

by   |   September 24, 2012

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CFTC Issues Provisional Swap Data Repository Registration to DTCC Data Repository, LLC

Derivatives, Energy The CFTC has approved the application of DTCC Data Repository, LLC (DTCC-DR) for provisional registration as a swap data repository (SDR) for interest rate, credit, foreign... Read more →

by   |   September 21, 2012


Perspectives on Proposed General Solicitation Rule

Broker-Dealer, Private Equity As we previously noted, the SEC finally released proposed rule 506(c) on August 29, which lifts the ban on general solicitation and advertising in private offerings in which all... Read more →

by   |   September 19, 2012