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CFPB’s Structure Ruled Unconstitutional but it Avoids Being Dismantled

Banking, Broker-Dealer, CFPB, Consumer Protection, Litigation On October 11, 2016, the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit issued its highly anticipated opinion in PHH Corp., et al. v. CFPB, holding that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) structure is unconstitutional. The underlying case arose following a CFPB administrative enforcement action against PHH Corp. (PHH), in which the CFPB […] Read more →

by   |   October 11, 2016


SEC Brings Second Whistleblower Retaliation Case

Employment, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities The SEC has brought its second case for retaliation against a whistleblower against International Game Technology. According to the SEC, the whistleblower, a director of an IGT... Read more →

by   |   September 29, 2016


SEC’s Proposed Rules for Expedited Settlement May Impact Long-Standing Exception for Firm Commitment Offerings

Broker-Dealer, Public Companies and Securities The SEC has agreed to propose rules that would shorten the standard settlement cycle for most broker-dealer transactions from three business days after the trade date (also known... Read more →

by   |   September 29, 2016


SEC Enforcement Actions for Failure to Report Sales of Unregistered Securities

Litigation, Public Companies and Securities On two successive days, the SEC brought settled enforcement actions against issuers for failure to report sales of unregistered securities. Under Item 1.01 of Form 8-K, a... Read more →

by   |   September 27, 2016