The CFPB has issued a report regarding mandatory consumer arbitration clauses, a sign that arbitration clauses may become passé.
On March 10, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), as required by section...more
The Federal Reserve Board has announced that it has extended the Volcker Rule’s conformance period for compliance with the private fund provisions for investments in, and relationships with, “legacy” covered funds....more
In the latest significant rulemaking arising out of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank Act), on October 22, six federal financial and housing agencies finalized long-awaited rules on...more
The long-awaited standards establish significant structural, liquidity, risk management, and capital requirements for the largest U.S. and foreign banks operating in the United States, including new intermediate holding...more
Interim final rule exempts collateralized debt obligation vehicles that hold qualifying community bank trust preferred securities from the private fund sponsorship and investment prohibitions....more
Proposed rules include a shorter transition period, a narrower definition of what qualifies as “high quality liquid assets,” and a more stringent liquidity stress-testing methodology than the framework issued by the Basel...more