Kristen Peters Watson

Kristen Peters Watson

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Banking & Financial Services E-Note - July 2014

In This Issue: - New Rule Will Require Banks to Provision for Bad Loans Earlier - Four Years After Dodd-Frank, Law Still Unfinished - Senate Panel to Review Borrowing of 'Too Big to Fail' Banks - Community...more

8/8/2014 - Banks CFPB Community Banks Dodd-Frank Federal Reserve Loans Marijuana Prepaid Payment Products Too Big to Fail TRIA

Dodd-Frank News: July 2014 Dodd Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act Update

In This Issue: - Recent Cases ..RESPA ..FDCPA ..TCPA ..FCCPA & FDCPA ..TILA - In The News ..CFPB to Begin Collecting Complaints Regarding Prepaid Cards ..CFPB Proposes Letting...more

8/1/2014 - Assisted Living Facility CFPB Cybersecurity Data Protection Debt Collection Dodd-Frank FCCPA FDCPA FFIEC FHFA Financial Regulatory Reform OCC Prepaid Payment Products Regulation Z RESPA TCPA TILA

Banking & Financial Services E-Note - March 27, 2014

In This Issue: - SEC Considers New Funding Rules for Shadow Banking System - Judge Backs FTC Authority to Pursue Payday Lenders - Regulator Estimates Volcker Rule Could Cost Banks Up to $4.3B - Appeals Court...more

3/28/2014 - Banks CFPB Cyber Attacks Debit Cards Debt Collection FTC Payday Loans SEC Volcker Rule

Dodd-Frank News - March 2014: Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform And Consumer Protection Act Update

In This Issue: - Recent Cases January Through March 2014 ..Dodd-Frank Amendments to RESPA ..Dodd-Frank Prohibition on Arbitration Clauses ..Whistleblower Protection Under Dodd-Frank - News &...more

3/27/2014 - Arbitration Arbitration Agreements Banks CFPB Community Banks Credit Reports Debt Collection Dodd-Frank Fannie Mae Financial Regulatory Reform HUD Money Transfer Mortgages RESPA Stress Tests Whistleblower Protection Policies Whistleblowers

Banking & Financial Services E-Note - January 31, 2014

In This Issue: - DOJ Weighs Action Against Banks Over Payday Lending Business - More Regulatory Scrutiny Causing Banks to Pass on LBOs - Officials to Issue New Rules on Banks Holding Marijuana Funds - Fed...more

2/4/2014 - ATMs Banks CFPB Commodities Compliance DOJ Financial Regulatory Reform Mortgages Payday Loans Qualified Mortgage Rule

Dodd-Frank News: January 2014: Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform And Consumer Protection Act Update

In This Issue: - Recent Cases ..Dodd-Frank Prohibition on Yield Spread Premiums ..Dodd-Frank Prohibition on Arbitration ..Whistleblower Protection Under the Dodd-Frank Act ..Dodd-Frank Amendments to...more

2/3/2014 - Arbitration CFPB Compliance Dodd-Frank ECOA RESPA Whistleblower Protection Policies Whistleblowers

Dodd-Frank News: November 2013: Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform And Consumer Protection Act Update

In This Issue: - Recent Cases ..Dodd-Frank Prohibition on Arbitration ..Statutory Damages Under TILA ..Preemption ..Declaratory Relief ..HAMP Claims ..Constitutional Challenge to...more

11/25/2013 - Arbitration Automotive Loans Cease and Desist CFPB Debt Collection Declara Declaratory Relief Dodd-Frank Elder Issues HAMP Mortgages Preemption Remittance Transfer Rule RESPA Richard Cordray TILA Whistleblowers

Banking & Financial Services E-Note - November 21, 2013

In This Issue: - CFPB Prepares New Rules Restricting Debt Collectors - CFPB, DOJ Team to Investigate Auto Dealers Over Financing Bias - CFPB Investigating Credit Card Rewards Programs - Consideration of...more

11/22/2013 - Automotive Loans CFPB Credit Cards Debt Collection DOJ Rewards Programs Student Loans Students

Banking & Financial Services E-Note - October 30, 2013

In This Issue: - Fed Proposes Rule Requiring Banks to Stay Liquid During Crisis - Simulation Tests Banks' Survival Against Cyber Attacks - Largest Banks Close to Meeting Mortgage Settlement Obligations -...more

11/1/2013 - Banking Crisis Banks Car Dealerships CFPB Consumer Complaint System Credit Unions Cyber Attacks FCRA FDCPA Lenders Liquidity Coverage Ratio Mortgages Student Loans

Banking & Financial Services E-Note - September 30, 2013

In This Issue: - NCUA Drafts Rule Subjecting Big Credit Unions to Stress Tests Report Finds FDIC Has Filed as Least 32 D&O Lawsuits This Year - CFPB Cracks Down on "Furnishers" Giving Credit Report Information -...more

10/2/2013 - CFPB Credit Reports Credit Unions D&O Insurance Debt Collection FDIC Lenders Mortgages NCUA Payroll Cards Richard Cordray

Banking & Financial Services E-Note: August 29, 2013

In This Issue: - World Leaders to Crack Down on Shadow Banking Industry - Obama Urges Lawmakers to Get Busy Finishing Dodd-Frank Rules - CFPB, RICO Pressure Big Banks to Rein in Credit Card Debt - States...more

8/30/2013 - Barack Obama CFPB Credit Cards Debt Dodd-Frank HIPAA Internet Lenders Libor Non-Compete Agreements Payroll Cards RICO Shadow Banking Too Big to Fail

Burr Alert: LIBOR Manipulation Litigation: Current Litigation And The Changing Landscape

LIBOR, the world’s most popular floating-rate index number, has undoubtedly lost reliability in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis. In 2008, news sources began to cast doubt on “the world’s most reliable number,” and...more

8/22/2013 - Antitrust Litigation British Bankers' Association Foreign Banks Fraud-on-the-Market Libor

Banking & Financial Services E-Note - July 31, 2013

In This Issue: - Fed "Reviewing" Banks' Trading in Physical Commodity Markets - Senate Passes Student Loan Bill With House Expected to Follow Suit - Senators Introduce 21st Century Glass-Steagall Act -...more

8/1/2013 - Bank Holding Company Basel III CFPB Dodd-Frank Federal Reserve Glass-Steagall Act GMAC Payroll Cards Student Loans

Dodd-Frank News: July 2013: Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform And Consumer Protection Act Update

In This Issue: - Recent Cases ..Dodd-Frank Act Amendments to RESPA ..Amendments to Preemption Standards ..Whistleblower Protection ..SEC Final Rule Pursuant to Dodd-Frank Act Vacated ...more

7/31/2013 - Basel III CFPB Dodd-Frank FDIC Federal Reserve Garnishment Mortgages New Regulations Preemption RESPA SEC SIPA TILA UDAAP Whistleblowers

Banking & Financial Services E - Note - May 30, 2013

In This Issue: - New Suits Filed as Credit Card Swipe Fee Settlement Deadline Looms - Sec. Lew Tells Senate Committee of Plans to Accelerate Dodd-Frank - New Mortgage Rule to Block Access to Credit, Witnesses...more

6/3/2013 - Background Checks CFPB Credit Cards Credit Unions Dodd-Frank FCRA Fees Jacob Lew Loans Mortgages Retailers Student Loans

Burr Alert: Blowing The Cap Off Statutory Damages Under The FCCPA?: An Analysis Of Kahmeyer v. Federal Credit Corporation

In Kahmeyer v. Federal Credit Corporation, the 13th Judicial Circuit in Hillsborough County, Florida released an opinion that has given new life to the argument that each violation of the Florida Consumer Collection Practices...more

4/15/2013 - Confidential Information Debt Collection Debtors FCPA Privacy Disclosures Statutory Damages Third-Party

Banking & Financial Services E-Note - March 28, 2013

In This Issue: - Global Banking Group Calls for Several Rates to Replace Libor - U.S. Applies Money-Laundering Rules to "Virtual Currencies" - SEC Says Big Banks Don't Have to Hold Shareholder Break-Up Votes -...more

4/3/2013 - CFPB Credit Unions International Accounting Standards Board Libor Loans Money Laundering SEC Shareholder Votes Small Business Student Loans TARP Virtual Currency

Dodd-Frank News - March 2013: Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform And Consumer Protection Act Monthly Update

In This Issue: - Recent Cases ..CFTC Jurisdiction Under the Commodity Exchange Act ..Dodd-Frank Amendment to the TILA ..Preemption ..Say-On-Pay Voting ..Pre-Dispute Arbitration Agreements ...more

3/27/2013 - Arbitration Agreements CFPB CFTC Commodities Exchange Act Credit Reports Dodd-Frank FDCPA Freddie Mac FTC HUD Leveraged Loans Loan Transfers Preemption Say-on-Pay TILA Whistleblowers

Dodd-Frank News: January 2013: Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform And Consumer Protection Act Monthly Update

In This Issue: - RECENT CASES . Dodd-Frank Challenges Under the Administrative Procedure Act and Commodity Exchange Act . Preemption . Whistleblower Protection Under the Dodd-Frank Act . Arbitration...more

1/25/2013 - Administrative Procedure Act Arbitration Agreements Basel Committee CEA CFPB CFTC Commodities Exchange Act Dodd-Frank Federal Reserve FTC Higher-Priced Mortgage Loans HOEPA Mortgages OCC Preemption Qualified Mortgage Rule RESPA Say-on-Pay SEC Swaps Whistleblowers

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