Allyson Baker

Allyson Baker

Venable LLP

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The CFPB at Year Three: A Look Back, and a Look Forward

In this presentation: - Welcome - How it all began… - Regulatory Updates - Supervision and Examination –? Bank and Nonbank –? Lessons learned, and which markets are next?...more

7/22/2014 - Banks CFPB Compliance Enforcement Enforcement Actions Nonbank Firms

Business News Digest – June 2014

In this issue: - SEC Warns Private Equity Fund Advisers about Compliance Shortcomings - Why the 50 Percent Rule Deserves 100 Percent Attention - Exactly How Much Omega-3 Is in There? -...more

6/4/2014 - Celebrity Endorsements CFPB Enforcement Enforcement Actions Estate Tax FCPA FTC Instrumentality Non-Profits Nonbank Firms Parental Leave Private Equity Private Equity Funds SEC

CFPB Issues Its Spring 2014 Supervisory Highlights Report with a Focus on Nonbank Examination Findings

On May 22, 2014, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB or the Bureau) released its Spring 2014 Supervisory Highlights report, which addresses the agency’s supervisory activities during the last six months (spanning...more

5/30/2014 - CFPB Debt Collection Enforcement Actions Investigations Nonbank Firms Payday Loans

Business News Digest – April 2014

In this issue: - Cybersecurity Assessments – Using the Tool Well - A SOX in the Gut: Supreme Court Vastly Expands Workplace "Whistleblower" Law - SEC to Scrutinize Never-Examined Investment...more

4/3/2014 - CFPB Class Action Coca Cola Compliance Contractors Cyber Attacks Cybersecurity Embezzlement FCPA Food Labeling Foreign Investment Fraud Lawson v FMR POM Wonderful Prepaid Payment Products Russia Sanctions Sarbanes-Oxley SCOTUS SEC Student Loans Suspensions & Debarments Ukraine Whistleblower Protection Policies Whistleblowers

CFPB Seeks Input on Proposed Model Forms for Prepaid Cards

On March 18, 2014, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB” or the “Bureau”) announced that it is seeking feedback about “potential disclosures” that the Bureau “may propose to be used on the packaging of prepaid...more

3/24/2014 - CFPB Prepaid Payment Products

Business News Digest – February 2014

In this issue: - Securities Enforcement and Compliance - Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Food & Drugs - Government Contracts - Healthcare - Intellectual Property -...more

2/6/2014 - CFPB CMS Compliance DaimlerChrysler DaimlerChrysler v Bauman FDA Federal Contractors Food Safety Food Supply Foreign Corporations Healthcare Jurisdiction Medicare SCOTUS SEC

What to Look for in 2014 – CFPB Regulatory Outlook

What now? That's a question that consumer financial products and services providers, their advertisers and marketers, and related vendors have been eagerly asking about the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). Since...more

1/27/2014 - CFPB Compliance Debt Collection Enforcement Jurisdiction

CFPB 2014 Regulatory Outlook: Nonbanks

In this presentation: •Welcome •A look back at 2013 •Enforcement Actions: - Who’s at risk and what to expect •Nonbank Supervision and Examination: - Lessons learned and which markets are...more

1/9/2014 - Arbitration CFPB Compliance Debt Collection Enforcement Actions Loans Mortgages Nonbank Firms

Business News Digest – January 2014

In this issue: - Advertising Law News & Analysis - December 6, 2013 Edition - December 12, 2013 Edition - California Court Continues Ascertainability Trend, Denies Class Certification in Chipotle...more

1/8/2014 - Affordable Care Act Ascertainable Class Cafeteria Plans CFPB Chipotle Grill Class Action Class Certification Enforcement Food Labeling FSA Health Insurance Exchanges Healthcare Healthcare Reform HSA IRS TCPA US v Windsor

Business News Digest – December 2013

In this issue: - NIST Holds Fifth Workshop on Cybersecurity Framework; Incentives Still Lacking - Advertising Law News & Analysis - November 1, 2013 Edition - November 7, 2013 Edition - November 14,...more

12/6/2013 - Advertising Athletes Bullying CFPB Cybersecurity Cybersecurity Framework E-Commerce Embezzlement FDA Fraud Grants Hazing Internet Investigations NFL NIST Non-Profits Private Funds Procurement Guidelines Retailers SEC

The CFPB's Supervisory and Enforcement Functions and How They Work Together

In an October 9 speech to the FDIC’s Advisory Committee on Economic Inclusion, Steve Antonakes, the Deputy Director of the CFPB and also the Associate Director of the CFPB’s Supervision, Enforcement and Fair Lending (SEFL)...more

11/26/2013 - CFPB Compliance Enforcement Actions Fair Lending

Innovative Financial Disclosures

Do you represent twenty-first century clients that offer consumer financial products or services? Perhaps their offerings are available online and via mobile. Or perhaps your clients have been around for decades and prefer...more

10/31/2013 - CFPB Consumer Financial Products Disclosure Requirements

FIRREA: The DOJ’s Expansive (and Expensive) Tool of Choice

A series of recent court rulings has effectively expanded the Department of Justice’s authority to investigate and prosecute banks for claims related to the financial crisis. These rulings have broadly interpreted a...more

10/10/2013 - Banks CFPB Civil Monetary Penalty DOJ FIRREA Fraud Great Recession SEC

Business News Digest – August 2013

In this issue: - SEC Allows Public Advertising of Private Securities Offerings - What Your Nonprofit Needs to Do about HIPAA – Now - The 2013 Draft MDE General Permit for Stormwater Associated with...more

8/8/2013 - Advertising CFPB Colleges Compliance Construction Site HIPAA Iran IRS JOBS Act New Regulations Non-Profits Nonbank Firms Private Placements Proposed Regulation Rule 506 Offerings SEC Storm Water Universities

Advertising News & Analysis - July 18, 2013

In this issue: - FTC Finalizes EnergyGuide Label Changes - Brand Protection: What You Don't Know Can Hurt You - Staffing Announcements Set Tone at FTC - FCC Rules May Disconnect Marketing to Mobile...more

7/22/2013 - Advertising Brand Confirmation Proceedings FCC FTC Marketing Richard Cordray

Business News Digest – July 2013

In this issue: - CFPB's Office of Enforcement Issues a Bulletin - Court Rules Government Cannot Make "Extortionate Demands" on Persons Seeking Land-Use Permits - DOD Issues Proposed Regulations on the...more

7/22/2013 - CFPB Counterfeiting DOD Iran Sanctions Land Developers Permits

The Senate's Confirmation of Richard Cordray as Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and What This Means Going...

On July 16, in a bipartisan 66-34 vote, the United States Senate confirmed Richard Cordray to become the Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. This happened on the eve of the Bureau’s second birthday, which is...more

7/18/2013 - CFPB Dodd-Frank Filibuster Harry Reid Richard Cordray

CFPB's Office of Enforcement Issues a Bulletin Describing Its Definition of "Responsible Business Conduct"

On June 25, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Office of Enforcement issued a bulletin outlining four factors that comprise what the Bureau calls “responsible business conduct,” and noting that these factors might...more

6/27/2013 - CFPB Corporate Social Responsibility Investigations Remediation Self-Policing Self-Reporting

Advertising and Marketing Law Fundamentals for Consumer Financial Products and Services

In this presentation: - The similarities and differences between the CFPB UDAAP (Consumer Financial Protection Act), FTC UDAP (FTC Act), and the federal banking agencies UDAP legal authorities (FTC Act and Regulation...more

6/12/2013 - Advertising CFPB Compliance Dodd-Frank Enforcement Actions FTC Marketing Supervision

CFPB and Justice Department Team Up on Enforcement

On May 7, 2013, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB" or “Bureau”) and the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York announced a joint law enforcement effort in U.S. District Court for...more

5/21/2013 - CFPB DOJ Enforcement Investigations Telemarketing Sales Rule

Advertising News & Analysis - May 9, 2013

In this issue: - Product Demonstrations Deliver Reward…and Risk - Sometimes the Claim is in the Eye of the Beholder - Viacom v. YouTube Decision Maintains DMCA Safe Harbor for Video Site - TCPA...more

5/13/2013 - Advertising DMCA Enforcement Marketing Safe Harbors TCPA Viacom Viacom v YouTube

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