By a 3-2 party-line vote, on Aug. 23, 2023, the Securities and Exchange Commission adopted some of the most significant new rules under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, as

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On March 10, 2023, the California Department of Financial Protection and Innovation closed Silicon Valley Bank, Santa Clara, CA (SVB) and appointed the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) receiver of

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On Dec. 6, 2021, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued an advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) to solicit public comment on potential requirements
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As the COVID-19 situation continues to evolve, market volatility, workplace disruptions and a shuttering of everyday life are becoming increasingly commonplace. While the 2021 LIBOR phase-out may not seem top
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On Feb. 23, 2017, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network of the U.S. Department of the Treasury (FinCEN) extended by an additional six months its existing Geographic Targeting Orders (GTOs) that
Continue Reading High-End, Cash-Only Real Estate Sales in Six Major Metropolitan Areas Remain Subject to Mandatory AML Reporting Requirements

On July 27, 2016, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network of the U.S. Department of the Treasury (FinCEN) issued a press release announcing new Geographic Targeting Orders (GTOs) applicable to certain
Continue Reading U.S. Treasury Department Expands its ‘Real Estate GTOs’ to Require Title Insurance Companies and Their Agents To Report the Ultimate Beneficial Owners of Entities Used To Buy Residential Real Estate in All-Cash Purchases in Six Metropolitan Areas, Including all of New York City, South Florida and Portions of California and Texas