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09 November 2017
Electronic Mortgage Closings Improve Homebuying Articles
01 November 2017
Morgan Stanley’s Withdrawal from the Broker Protocol Shocks Industry
Source: JD Supra
01 November 2017
In Re ProShares: Second Circuit Deprives Investors of Meaningful Disclosures
Source: Wake Forest Journal of Business and Intellectual Property Law
30 October 2017
Adviser Trading in Europe or Advising E.U. Clients Must Prepare for MiFID II
Source: JD Supra
25 October 2017
Congress Votes to Overturn the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Arbitration Agreements Final Rule Legal Alerts
24 October 2017
3 Key Takeaways: Fintech & Banking 2017: Further Exploration of Bank Charters for Fintech Companies Legal Alerts
16 October 2017
The Growing Power of Fintech Lenders
Source: BankDirector
13 October 2017
Regulation S-K Amendments Promise FAST Relief for Advisers and Funds
Source: JD Supra
10 October 2017
Key Takeaways From the CFPB’s Final Rule On Payday, Vehicle Title, and Certain High-Cost Installment Loans Legal Alerts
04 October 2017
6 Key Takeaways: FinTech and Financial Institutions - The Next Generation Strategy Legal Alerts
31 August 2017
5 Key Developments: Fintech & Banking 2017: Further Exploration of Bank Charters for Fintech Companies Legal Alerts
25 August 2017
Second Circuit Clarifies its Post-Salman Position, Affirms Insider Trading Conviction
Source: JD Supra
01 August 2017
The Future of Class Action Waivers in Financial Services Arbitration Clauses Remains Unclear
Source: Kilpatrick Townsend Class Action Blog
27 July 2017
Unclaimed Property: Escheatment by Any Other Name Podcasts
26 July 2017
Six Ways to Improve Cybersecurity Policies and Procedures
Source: JD Supra
14 July 2017
Broker-Dealers and Investment Advisers Exempted from CFPB’s Arbitration Agreement
Source: JD Supra
11 July 2017
CFPB Finalizes Amendments to the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure (TRID) Rule Legal Alerts
21 June 2017
Trump Administration Sets Forth Recommendations for Consumer Finance Regulatory Reform Legal Alerts
12 June 2017
Fiduciary Rule Creates Breach of Contract Claim, But No Private Right of Action
Source: JD Supra
26 May 2017
DOL Puts Advisers on Notice: Fiduciary Rule Will Be Effective June 9th
Source: JD Supra
18 April 2017
CFPB Issues Proposed Amendments to Clarify Mortgage Data Rule Legal Alerts
13 March 2017
CFPB Proposes to Delay Prepaid Rule Effective Date Legal Alerts
21 February 2017
DC Circuit Grants CFPB’s Petition for Rehearing En Banc in PHH Case Legal Alerts
25 January 2017
Consumer Payments in 2017: Regulatory Developments and Prospects For Consumer Gift Cards, Prepaid Cards, and Other Consumer Electronic Payment Methods Podcasts
27 October 2016
CFPB Issues Report Offering Preliminary Insights on Consumer Finance Marketplace Innovations Legal Alerts
19 October 2016
Scrutiny Coming for Third-Party Lending
Source: Bank Director
12 October 2016
Key Consumer Finance Takeaways from the DC Circuit’s PHH Decision Legal Alerts
07 October 2016
CFPB Issues Long-Awaited Prepaid Account Products Final Rule Legal Alerts
04 October 2016
Recent Legislative and Enforcement Developments in the FinTech Sector Legal Alerts
24 June 2016
The Supreme Court’s Escobar Decision on Implied Certification Liability: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly for Government Contractors, Health Care Providers, Financial Institutions & Everyone Else Submitting “Claims” to the Government Legal Alerts
12 May 2016
Significant Changes in Store for Consumer Finance Businesses – What You Need to Know Now About the CFPB’s New Arbitration Rules Legal Alerts
01 April 2016
Using Big Data in Compliance with Consumer Protection Laws
Source: BankDirector
02 March 2016
Tech Cos. Hold Key To Financial Services For The 'Unbanked'
Source: Law360
19 February 2016
Revised Capital Framework for Depository Institution Holding Companies Organized as LLCs and Partnerships Legal Alerts
09 November 2015
SEC Limits the “Direct Conflict” Exclusion for Shareholder Proposals in Proxy Statements and Reaffirms Its Position on the “Ordinary Business” Exclusion Legal Alerts
03 November 2015
CFPB Publishes Final Rule Expanding HMDA Requirements Legal Alerts
09 October 2015
Hillary Clinton’s High-Frequency Trading Mistake
Source: The Huffington Post
21 April 2015
Gov. Deal Appoints Georgia House Majority Leader O'Neal as Judge of Georgia Tax Tribunal Legal Alerts
15 April 2015
SEC Adopts Final Regulation A+ Rules Ushering in New Era of Capital Raising Legal Alerts
10 April 2015
New York Department of Financial Services Report Identifies Bank Hackers’ “Backdoor Entrance,” Stresses Vendor Diligence and Contract Negotiation Legal Alerts
18 February 2015
CFPB Issues Compliance Bulletin on Treatment of Confidential Supervisory Information Legal Alerts
03 February 2015
The CFPB’s Enforcement of the Prohibition on Abusive Acts and Practices
Source: Bloomberg BNA Banking Report
27 January 2015
Understanding and Applying Dodd-Frank’s ‘Abusive’ Standard
Source: Bloomberg BNA Banking Report
12 January 2015
Cyber Attacks: Is Your Bank Insured? Legal Alerts
19 December 2014
CSBS and NYDFS Issue Cyber Security Guidance for Banks Legal Alerts
04 December 2014
FDIC Issues Guidance for State Banks Engaging in Activities Permissible for National Banks Legal Alerts
24 November 2014
CFPB Proposes Rules For Prepaid Products Legal Alerts
13 November 2014
D.C. District Court Vacates HUD’s Disparate Impact Rule; Sets Stage for Supreme Court Legal Alerts
20 October 2014
The Uncertain Utility of a CFPB No-Action Letter
Source: Law360
17 September 2014
Wave of SEC Enforcement Actions Reinforces Importance of Strong Compliance Culture Legal Alerts
01 September 2014
Notes From The Complaint Box: The CFPB's Snapshot of Consumer Complaints Received
Source: Carolina Banker
15 August 2014
FinCEN: Recent Enforcement Actions Confirm Compliance Culture Is Critical Legal Alerts
05 August 2014
FinCEN Issues Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Regarding Customer Due Diligence Legal Alerts
21 July 2014
CFPB Issues Supervisory and Enforcement Guidance for Mortgage Brokers Legal Alerts
14 July 2014
North Carolina JOBS Act: Pioneering Investment Crowdfunding Legislation
Source: Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton
30 June 2014
Federal Bank Regulators Continue to Focus on Cybersecurity Legal Alerts
30 June 2014
CFPB Initiates Mobile Financial Services Inquiry Legal Alerts
12 May 2014
NCUA Proposes Rule to Amend Chartering and Field of Membership Rules Legal Alerts
02 May 2014
OFAC Publishes Amended Syrian Sanctions Regulations Legal Alerts
25 April 2014
Acquiring a Wealth Management Firm
Source: BankDirector
20 March 2014
OFAC Issues General License G Authorizing Certain Activity of U.S. Depository Institutions related to Iranian Universities and Students Legal Alerts
19 March 2014
Federal Banking Agencies Issue Final Dodd-Frank Act Stress Test Guidance for Mid-Sized Banking Organizations Legal Alerts
05 February 2014
HUD and FHA Begin Accepting eSignatures on Certain Mortgage Forms Legal Alerts
30 December 2013
The Increasing Influence of the CFPB on Community Banks Legal Alerts
23 December 2013
Exemption for Asset-Backed Securities May Keep Many TruPS CDOs Outside the Scope of the Volcker Rule Legal Alerts
20 November 2013
Regulators Release Tool to Calculate Impact of Basel III Capital Rules Legal Alerts
15 November 2013
New York Department of Financial Services Takes Next Step toward Regulation of Bitcoin Legal Alerts
31 October 2013
CFPB Trial Disclosure Program Creates Safe Harbor for Participating Companies and Financial Institutions Legal Alerts
25 October 2013
SEC Finally Proposes Crowdfunding Rules Legal Alerts
07 October 2013
Mitigating Fair Lending Risk Legal Alerts
09 July 2013
Federal Reserve Adopts Final Basel III Capital Rules Legal Alerts
02 July 2013
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Final Rule Regarding Supervision of Nonbanks Legal Alerts
08 May 2013
New York Court of Appeals Narrows Reach of Judgment Creditors against Non-Party Banks Legal Alerts
28 December 2012
Federal Reserve Board Proposes Rules Regarding Enhanced Prudential Standards and Early Remediation Requirements for Foreign Banking Organizations and Foreign Nonbank Financial Companies Legal Alerts
19 April 2012
What is Unauthorized Access Under the CFAA? Lessons Learned from United States v. Nosal Legal Alerts
10 April 2012
Title Companies Limit Ability to Use Deed-in-Lieu as a Remedy Legal Alerts
03 November 2011
“Living Will” Requirement Will Impact Foreign Banks Legal Alerts
27 May 2011
Treasury Releases SBLF Rules for Subchapter S Banks and Mutual Thrifts Legal Alerts
04 March 2011
Federal Banking Agencies Offer Proposal to Reform Financial Institution Incentive Pay Legal Alerts
22 February 2011
California Supreme Court Opens the Floodgates to Zip Code Class Actions Legal Alerts
14 February 2011
FDIC Approves Final Rule of Assessments, Dividends, Assessment Base and Large Bank Pricing Legal Alerts
14 February 2011
FRB Proposes Rules Governing Supervision of Nonbank Financial Companies and Significant Nonbank Financial Companies and Bank Holding Companies Legal Alerts
06 December 2010
Federal Reserve Board Issues Proposal to Implement Volcker Rule Conformance Periods Legal Alerts
09 November 2010
FinCEN Completes Reorganization of BSA Regulations Legal Alerts
09 November 2010
SEC Adopts New Form ADV, Part 2 Legal Alerts
01 November 2010
SEC Proposes Rules to Implement Advisory Vote on Executive Compensation and Golden Parachute Payments Legal Alerts
06 October 2010
FDIC Proposes Rule to Implement Dodd-Frank Unlimited Deposit Insurance Coverage For Non-Interest Bearing Transaction Accounts Legal Alerts
05 October 2010
SEC Stays the Effect of Proxy Access Rules Legal Alerts
30 September 2010
Legislation Enacted to Create the Small Business Lending Fund Legal Alerts
30 September 2010
SEC Proposes New Rules and Issues Current MD&A Guidance on Short-Term Borrowing Legal Alerts
30 September 2010
SEC Proposes New Approach to Mutual Fund Asset-Based Distribution Fees Legal Alerts
17 September 2010
Recent Surge in Class Actions Filed Under the Electronic Fund Transfer Act Legal Alerts
02 September 2010
SEC Adopts Final Proxy Access Rules Legal Alerts
16 July 2010
Executive Compensation and Corporate Governance Provisions of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act Legal Alerts
27 May 2010
Amendments to Financial Services Reform Bill Adopted on Senate Floor Would Have Significant Impact on Depository Institutions Legal Alerts
07 May 2010
Banking Regulators Issue Final Guidance on Correspondent Concentration Risks Legal Alerts
26 March 2010
Mortgage Loan Officers Entitled to Overtime Pay Legal Alerts
16 March 2010
Federal Reserve Proposes Additional Requirements for Credit Card Issuers Legal Alerts
26 February 2010
SEC Amends Rules for Internet Availability of Proxy Materials Legal Alerts
23 February 2010
SEC Proposes Amendments to Modernize Rule 10b-18 Safe Harbor Regarding Issuer Repurchases Legal Alerts
17 February 2010
Depository Institution Regulators Attempt to Curtail Examiner Overzealousness Legal Alerts
15 January 2010
Divided FDIC Enters Regulatory Debate on Incentive Pay Legal Alerts
15 January 2010
Federal Reserve Board Amends Truth in Lending Regulation to Implement CARD Act; New Requirements are Effective February 22, 2010 Legal Alerts
11 January 2010
Depository Institution Regulators Issue Advisory on Interest Rate Risk Management Legal Alerts
17 November 2009
FDIC Finalizes Rule Requiring Prepaid Assessments to Assist Deposit Insurance Fund Legal Alerts
02 November 2009
Fed Enters Executive Pay Debate with Proposal For Oversight of Incentive Compensation Legal Alerts
28 August 2009
Financial Regulatory Reform Emerging Issues
01 March 2009
Wall Street Meets Main Street: Understanding the Financial Crisis
Source: North Carolina Banking Institute
01 March 2009
Join the Party but Don't Ruin it: Analysis of Pros & Cons of Hedge Fund Regulations
Source: NTU Law Review
19 June 2007
Supreme Court Gives Investment Banks Immunity from Antritrust Laws Legal Alerts
01 March 2006
Islamic Finance: A Growing Industry in the United States
Source: 10 North Carolina Banking Institute 355
26 January 2006
Supreme Court Expands Federal Diversity Jurisdiction for National Banks Legal Alerts

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Multimillion dollar arbitration for a financial services corporation
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