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Bank Has Standing to Challenge Constitutionality of CFPB

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Banking, Litigation In State National Bank of Big Spring v. Lew,  the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled that the plaintiff had standing to challenge the constitutionality of the CFPB.  The Court made quick work of the question, noting that the CFPB has imposed additional obligations on the plaintiff which created […] Read more →

by   |   July 24, 2015

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Court Permits Settlement of Appraisal Demands on Terms Not Available to All Dissenters

Litigation, M&A Tiny deals can bring large complications.  Mannix v. PlasmaNet, Inc. involved appraisal rights in a merger where the merger consideration, after adjustments, amounted to... Read more →

by   |   July 21, 2015

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Fed Approves Rule Requiring Largest Banks To Further Strengthen Capital

Banking The Federal Reserve Board approved a final rule requiring the largest, most systemically important U.S. bank holding companies to further strengthen their capital positions. Under... Read more →

by   |   July 21, 2015

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Agencies Provide Guidance On Seeding Period for Volcker Rule

Banking The staffs of the agencies responsible for administering the Volcker Rule have again updated the Volcker Rule FAQs.  A new FAQ notes that the rule implementing the Volcker Rule... Read more →

by   |   July 19, 2015