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Agencies To Raise Appraisal Threshold For Residential Real Estate Transactions
The Federal Reserve Board, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, and the FDIC adopted a final rule that will exempt residential real estate transactions of $400,000 or less from appraisal requirements.
United States
8 Oct 2019
Senate Ag Committee Considers Testimony On CFTC Reauthorization
The Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry considered testimony on the upcoming reauthorization of the CFTC.
United States
9 Jul 2019
Reg. Tracker: February 1 To February 15
The Cabinet Regulatory Tracker is a list of upcoming comment deadlines, nomination dates, effective dates and expiration dates.
United States
6 Feb 2019
Regulators Propose To Amend High Volatility Commercial Real Estate Exposures Definition
The Federal Reserve Board, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and the FDIC (collectively, the "agencies") proposed amending the definition of "high volatility commercial real estate (HVCRE) exposure" in their respective regulatory capital rules.
United States
7 Oct 2018
Federal Register: OCC Proposes Rules To Allow Greater Business Flexibility To Federal Savings Associations
An Office of the Comptroller of the Currency proposal that would enable federal savings associations to adapt more easily to new economic conditions and business environments without changing their charters was published in the Federal Register.
United States
6 Oct 2018
Federal Register: CFTC Renews Agricultural Advisory Committee Until 2020
The CFTC renewed the Agricultural Advisory Committee ("AAC") for an additional two years.
United States
5 Oct 2018
The Taxation Of CRE-CLOs
Commercial real estate collateralized loan obligations (CRE-CLOs) are growing in popularity as a way to securitize mortgage loans.
United States
13 Sep 2018
Cadwalader Attorneys Examine Tax Structure Of CRE-CLOs
In two recently published articles, Cadwalader attorneys described trends in the tax structure of commercial real estate collateralized loan obligations ("CRE-CLOs").
United States
6 Aug 2018
UK Proposes Registration Of Foreign Owners Of UK Real Estate
The UK Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy proposed the establishment of a first-of-its-kind public registry requiring foreign entities that own real estate in England
2 Aug 2018
The Taxation Of Commercial Real Estate Collateralized Loan Obligations
Commercial real estate collateralized loan obligations, or "CRE-CLOs," are growing in popularity as a way to securitize mortgage loans.
United States
26 Jul 2018
CFTC Commissioner Reassures Agriculture Industry Of Futures Market Protections
CFTC Commissioner Brian Quintenz assured agricultural industry ("Ag industry") producers and cooperatives that the CFTC is continuing its efforts to protect and promote the futures market.
United States
12 Apr 2018
Banking Agencies To Increase Commercial Real Estate Appraisal Threshold
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the FDIC and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (collectively, the "Agencies") adopted a new rule ...
United States
6 Apr 2018
Federal Register: FRB Proposes Amendment To Regulation M
The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System ("FRB") proposed amending Regulation M, which was issued to implement the Consumer Leasing Act ("CLA").
United States
9 Jan 2018
Fincen Issues New Geographic Targeting Order For Shell Companies Purchasing High-End Residential Real Estate
In its latest effort to combat money laundering within the real estate sector, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network ("FinCEN") has issued a new Geographic Targeting Order ("GTO")....
United States
4 Sep 2017
D.C. Circuit Vacates And Remands FERC Order Approving Pipeline Project
The decision was granted in response to an appeal from environmental groups. A group of landowners also filed an appeal, which was denied.
United States
4 Sep 2017
FinCEN Targets Shell Companies Purchasing Luxury Real Estate
The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network ("FinCEN") expanded its use of Geographic Targeting Orders ("GTOs") broadening efforts to combat money laundering in the luxury residential real estate market.
United States
30 Aug 2017
UK Proposal For Register Of Foreign Beneficial Ownership Of Real Estate Continues Global Trend Toward Transparency
The proposal responds to recent pressure on the UK government to enhance the transparency of foreign property investment...
26 Apr 2017
CFTC Finalizes Aggregation Of Positions Rule
On December 5, 2016, the CFTC unanimously approved a final rule amending the requirements to aggregate positions subject to a CFTC-set speculative position limit ("Final Aggregation Rule").
United States
12 Dec 2016
House Agriculture Committee Tells CFTC To Halt "Controversial" Proposals
House Committee on Agriculture Chair Rep. K. Michael Conaway (R-TX) asked CFTC Chair Timothy Massad to "refrain from pushing through controversial regulations" for the remainder of his tenure.
United States
25 Nov 2016
SEC Issues No-Action Letter To SIFMA On Net Capital Treatment Of Leases
The SEC staff issued a no-action letter that will allow a broker-dealer to compute net capital by treating operating lease assets' value as a "good asset"...
United States
16 Nov 2016
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