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CFPB Starts Review Of Administrative Adjudications
In a recent client alert, we reported that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB or "Bureau") announced that it would issue a series of Requests for Information (RFIs) to "ensure the Bureau is fulfilling ...
United States
5 Feb 2018
With CID Request, CFPB Follows Through On Plan To Review Functions
On January 26, 2018, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB or "Bureau") published a Request for Information (RFI) in the Federal Register regarding the Bureau's Civil Investigative Demand (CID) processes.
United States
2 Feb 2018
Joint And Several Liability For Payment Processor That Facilitated Fraud
The payment processor, Universal Processing Services of Wisconsin, LLC ("Universal") and its then President, Derek DePuydt...
United States
18 Dec 2017
CFPB Case Against Payment Processors Dismissed: Court Sanctions Bureau For Non-Responsive Discovery
In another significant litigation setback for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, a U.S. District Court in Atlanta imposed discovery sanctions against the Bureau and dismissed all claims...
United States
7 Sep 2017
Court Finds CFPB Case Against Payment Processor Lacking
On March 17, 2017 the United States District Court for the District of North Dakota granted the motion of Intercept Corporation and its senior executives to dismiss the complaint filed almost a year ago by the CFPB.
United States
30 Mar 2017
FCA In 2015: 10 Qui Tam Highlights From The Past Year
As 2015 comes to an end, we look back and see many of the themes that have become familiar to False Claims Act practitioners and followers...
United States
5 Jan 2016
Three Key Takeaways From DOJ's New Yates Memo On Individual Accountability For Corporate Wrongdoing
DAG Yates expressly acknowledged the difficulties of bringing cases against individuals for corporate misdeeds and implicitly addressed the chorus of critics who have faulted DOJ...
United States
23 Sep 2015
#ThrowbackThursday: Individual Liability: What's Behind The Headlines?
In June 2014, Morrison & Foerster published the white paper "Individual Liability: What's Behind the Headlines?"
United States
13 Jul 2015
The FCA And The Ever-Narrowing Public Disclosure Bar
The FCA imposes civil liability when false or fraudulent claims for payment are presented to the government.
United States
11 Jun 2015
Legislation Introduced To Modify CFPB Structure: Will It Gain Traction?
Earlier this month, a year after the House passed a bill to change the structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Rep. Randy Neugebauer again introduced legislation that would modify the structure of the Bureau.
United States
23 Mar 2015
Individual Liability: What’s Behind the Headlines?
It's been open season on financial institutions since the 2008-2009 financial crisis . State and federal prosecutors and regulators are competing with each other for press coverage.
United States
25 Jul 2014
Financial Regulatory Enforcers Expanding Claims Against Individuals
Federal and state regulators are increasingly taking action against individuals for alleged compliance lapses inside financial services companies.
United States
2 May 2014
A Short Summary Of Short Selling Regulations
On July 15, 2008, the SEC issued an emergency order barring naked short sales of the stock of Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and 17 financial firms, including Lehman Brothers, Goldman Sachs, Merrill Lynch and Morgan Stanley.
United States
5 Aug 2008
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