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Bureau And Prudential Banking Regulators To Coordinate Certain Supervisory Activities
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (the Bureau) recently entered into a Memorandum of Understanding on Supervisory Coordination (the MOU) with the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (the Federal Reserve Board), the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the National Credit Union Administration, and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (collectively, the Prudential Regulators).
United States
12 Jun 2012
FDIC Teams With FBI to Investigate Member-Insured Institutions
Fred Gibson, a deputy inspector general at the FDIC, made news this week when he announced his agency was working with the FBI to investigate crime in federally insured financial institutions and recover more money from persons formerly affiliated with such banks.
United States
26 Nov 2010
FDIC Adopts Rules To Attract Private Equity Purchasers Of Failed Banks
To date this year, bank failures have cost the FDIC approximately $19 billion and, as of June 30, 2009, the FDIC's fund that protects more than $4.5 trillion in U.S. bank deposits has shrunk to $10.4 billion, the lowest level since the savings and loan crisis of 1993.
United States
2 Sep 2009
Supreme Court Limits The OCC´s Preemptive Power
In 2005, just as the current economic downturn was rearing its head, the Attorney General for the State of New York, Eliot Spitzer, sent letters to several national banks demanding information about their lending practices.
United States
8 Jul 2009
The Treasury´s Capital Purchase Program Now Available To Certain Subchapter S Corporations - Application Deadline Is February 13, 2009
On October 14, 2008, the U.S. Department of the Treasury (Treasury) announced the availability of its voluntary Troubled Assets Relief Program (TARP) Capital Purchase Program (CPP) for qualifying U.S.-controlled banks, savings associations, and certain bank and savings-and-loan holding companies.
United States
2 Mar 2009
A Compilation Of Enforcement And Non-Enforcement Actions – March 2008
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced on February 13, 2008 that it will propose rule amendments that would require investment advisers to prepare brochures giving information about themselves in plain English to be provided to clients and prospective clients.
United States
14 Apr 2008
Congress Passes Internet Gambling Legislation Aimed At The Banks
On September 30, Congress passed the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act of 2006 (included in H.R. 4954, the Port Security Improvement Act of 2006) (the Act).
United States
23 Oct 2006
An Overview of The Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005
The Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005 (BAPCPA) became effective October 17, 2005. BAPCPA enacted far-reaching changes in the administration and implementation of consumer and commercial bankruptcy cases.
United States
24 Jan 2006
SEC Adopts Regulation SHO to Amend Short Sale Rules
Regulation SHO. On June 23, 2004, the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") adopted new Regulation SHO under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the "Act") and amended several rules that relate to the short selling of securities.
United States
6 Sep 2004
Why And How to go Private
Why And How To ‘Go Private’ Concerns over the high costs of complying with Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) and other corporate governance reforms are causing an increasing number of public companies — especially small- and mid-cap companies — to consider going private.
United States
3 Sep 2004
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