October 21, 2018

Securities, SEC, & Financial Institution Law News

The Financial institutions and banking sectors are highly regulated in the US and throughout the world with stiff penalties for failure to comply with regulations. The National Law Review addresses legal issues, compliance concerns, financial regulatory schemes, broker-deals, insolvency and restructuring, and structured transaction negotiations.

Regulatory Agencies with Financial Services

Readers can learn about new loan transactions, international trade agreements, mortgage loans and bank financing legislation, and other news as it unfolds in the US and around the world. Details which are covered by governmental and regulatory agencies including the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), are routinely updated on the site. With ongoing agency news dealing with the CFPB, agency-directors, and nominations to financial and banking agencies, the National Law Review constantly adds new cases and news readers want to remain informed about.

Global Financial Services

International banking and financial institutions news is also covered on the National Law Review. UK regulatory framework covered, including the Australian crowd-sourced funding regime, and EU’s Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID), along with international insolvency, news, and legislation from around the world, which are linked to non-US foreign banks and institutions, are regularly published online.  Additionally, the legal experts at the National Law Review consistently offer updates on the United Kingdom Financial Conduct Authority and the effects of Brexit.

Financial Services and Innovation

The National Law Review also covers hot topics such as financial services law and FinTech (financial technology). Additionally, we cover topics like bitcoin, cryptocurrency transactions, SEC regulations, blockchain technologies, and compliance under finance laws like the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. Additionally, cases and news which is governed under the Federal Reserve Act, the Fair Credit and Reporting Act, Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, and Equal Credit Opportunity Act, are also analyzed in articles on the site.

Securities & the SEC

The mission of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is to protect investors, maintain fair, orderly, and efficient markets, and facilitate capital formation. The National Law Review covers news and updates coming out of the SEC, including information about updates on the US SEC EDGAR system and related requirements, rules designed to limit and enforce rules against Insider Trading and Anti-Money Laundering settlements. Additionally, analysis of the SEC Division of Investment Management leadership and proposed rulemakings.

Date Title Organization
21
Oct
Illinois Corporate Income Tax- Financial Organizations Horwood Marcus & Berk Chartered
21
Oct
Delaware Adopts State Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act Jackson Lewis P.C.
19
Oct
Some Good News for Credit Grantors – The 6th Circuit Raises The Bar For Pleading “Permissible Purpose” Violations Under FCRA Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP
19
Oct
SEC Reopens Comment Period for Unfinished Security-Based Swap Rules Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
19
Oct
BCFP Releases Fall 2018 Rulemaking Agenda Covington & Burling LLP
19
Oct
Could You Spell That For Me? Court Grapples With FCRA Implications Of The Surname “E” Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP
19
Oct
FCA Consults on Changes to DEPP and EG in Its Handbook to Reflect EU Securitization Regulation Implementation Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
19
Oct
Governor Brainard Discusses Financial Inclusion, Fintech, and Reforms to the Community Reinvestment Act Covington & Burling LLP
19
Oct
FCA Publishes Discussion Paper and PRA Consults on Climate Change and Green Finance Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
19
Oct
Court Finds Section 12(a) Claim Fails For Failure To Plead Scienter? Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
18
Oct
Jury, Not Judge, Must Decide Meaning of Representations Bilzin Sumberg
18
Oct
CFPB Hints At Possible Disparate Impact Rulemaking Ballard Spahr LLP
18
Oct
The CFPB’s proposed “abusive” rulemaking: much ado about nothing? Ballard Spahr LLP
18
Oct
Federal Reserve seeks comment on actions to support development of faster payments Ballard Spahr LLP
18
Oct
Court allows Dept. of Education “borrower defense” final rule to take effect Ballard Spahr LLP
18
Oct
States are Immune from Suit Under the FCRA Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP
18
Oct
Report Issued On Two-For-One Executive Order, But What About The SEC? Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
18
Oct
A Step Towards UK Crypto-Asset Regulation? Treasury Committee Report Finds Current Status “Clearly Not Sustainable” Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
17
Oct
Best Interest and Best Practices #6: What is the Baseline for A Committee to Act in the Best Interest of its Participants? (Part 3) Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
17
Oct
Financial Stability Board’s View on Crypto-Assets K&L Gates

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