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SEC to Commence Examinations of Municipal Advisors

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Municipal Advisors, Uncategorized The SEC announced that its Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations, or OCIE, is launching an examination initiative directed at newly regulated municipal advisors. It also sent this letter to registered municipal advisors advising them of the program. SEC rules that took effect on July 1, 2014 generally require municipal advisors to register with the […] Read more →

by   |   August 20, 2014

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CFPB Revises Mortgage Servicing Transfer Guidance

Banking, Consumer Protection The CFPB believes there are potential risks to consumers that may arise in connection with transfers of residential mortgage servicing rights. The CFPB has stated its concern in... Read more →

by   |   August 20, 2014

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Amnesty International Continues to Push for En Banc Rehearing in Conflict Minerals Case

Public Companies and Securities Amnesty International has filed a supplemental brief which continues to advocate for a rehearing en banc in the conflict minerals case.  The argument is this:  American Meat... Read more →

by   |   August 19, 2014

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SEC Reports on Use of Form PF Data

Investment Advisers, Private Equity The SEC has issued its annual report on use of Form PF data. In its  examination and enforcement programs regarding registered investment advisers that manage private funds, the... Read more →

by   |   August 18, 2014