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CFPB Issues Procedural Rule to Establish Supervisory Authority over Certain Nonbank Persons

Consumer Protection The CFPB has published a final rule that establishes procedures to implement section 1024(a)(1)(C) of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010. That statutory provision authorizes the Bureau to supervise a nonbank covered person when the Bureau has reasonable cause to determine, by order, after notice to the person and a […] Read more →

by   |   June 27, 2013

A Lawyer’s Guide to Proposed Lease Accounting Rules

Public Companies and Securities The Financial Accounting Standards Board, or FASB, together with the International Accounting Standards Board, or IASB, is comprehensively reconsidering lease accounting.  On May... Read more →

by   |   June 26, 2013

DC Circuit Upholds CFTC Rules Using Criteria Prior to 2003 for Excluding Registered Investment Companies from Commodity Pool Operator Status

Derivatives The United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit yesterday upheld the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) final rule on the criteria that... Read more →

by   |   June 26, 2013

White Testifies on JOBS Act Priorities and Progress

Public Companies and Securities SEC Chair Mary Jo White testified in support of the President’s fiscal year fiscal 2014 budget request for the SEC before the Senate Subcommittee on Financial Services and... Read more →

by   |   June 25, 2013