banking and financial services

On April 3, 2023, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB or Bureau) issued a policy statement explaining the prohibition against abusive conduct in consumer financial markets, attempting to bring clarity

Continue Reading CFPB Policy Statement Aims to Clarify Prohibition on Abusive Conduct in Consumer Financial Markets

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

Continue Reading The 2023 Banking Contagion: Questions & Answers for Insured and Uninsured Depositors, Other Affected Parties

New York is now poised to impose Truth-in-Lending-like disclosure obligations on various types of commercial financing. On Feb. 1, the New York Department of Financial Services adopted final regulations implementing 

Continue Reading New York Set to Join the Fray: NYDFS Finalizes Commercial Financing Disclosure Regulation

On Oct. 23, 2020, the U.S. Department of the Treasury, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (FRB) (FinCEN and the FRB


Continue Reading FRB and FinCEN Propose Significant Amendments to Recordkeeping and Travel Rule Regulations

On Oct. 7, 2020, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) held an open meeting and issued a notice proposing a conditional exemption from securities broker-dealer registration under Section 15


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On Aug. 5, 2020, the SEC proposed modifications to current rules and forms that would significantly change the disclosures required of mutual funds and exchange traded funds (ETFs) that report


Continue Reading SEC Proposes Rule Changes to Mutual Fund and Exchange Traded Fund Disclosures