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Dodd-Frank New Year’s Resolutions for Energy Companies and Other Swaps End Users


Derivatives, Energy The CFTC rulemaking whirlwind that was 2012 has come and gone, putting the agency’s comprehensive swap regulatory regime mostly in place. While many energy companies and other swaps end users found much to be happy about in the final rules adopted during 2012 (such as high de minimis levels and new exclusions with respect to […] Read more →

by   |   January 1, 2013

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New Legislation Prevents Privilege Waiver When Providing Information to CFPB

Banking, Consumer Protection A new bill has been signed into law which prevents a waiver of attorney-client privilege when a regulated entity submits information to the CFPB.  Unlike most Federal... Read more →

by   |   December 31, 2012

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CFPB Rules Effective When Posted on Web Site

Banking, Consumer Protection The CFPB has adopted a rule which states its rules are deemed issued upon the earlier of: when the final rule is posted on the Bureau’s Web site, or when the final rule is... Read more →

by   |   December 29, 2012

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FTC Report on Interchange Fees Addresses Community Banks

Banking The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act  amended the Electronic Fund Transfer Act, or  EFTA, to restrict interchange fees and to prohibit exclusive... Read more →

by   |   December 28, 2012