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On January 24, 2013, as the last of the Final Rules of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) rolled out, I offered an outline of all of them, entitled "CFPB's Gang of Seven (Final Rules)".*
I listed them in...more
In yesterday’s post, I mentioned Professor Joan Heminway’s recent essay on crowdfunding. She notes that some crowd funding arrangements may “may look less like investment instruments commonly known as common stock or...more
On February 4, the Department of Justice filed a complaint in the Central District of California against two Standard & Poor’s entities in connection with credit ratings S&P provided for certain RMBS and CDOs....more
The U.S. Treasury Department’s criminal enforcement arm, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), has reached individual agreements with the states of Louisiana and California which will allow state insurance...more
In yet another health-related joint law enforcement initiative, Attorney General Eric Holder and Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced yesterday, December 16th, that they would...more
The presumption of innocence in a criminal law case means just that: you are presumed innocent unless proven guilty. This is true regardless of whatever crime is alleged, e.g., child sexual abuse, murder, sexual battery,...more
The essay in exposing the damage caused by money laundering at national and global levels, highlights the importance of customer due diligence (CDD), an anti money laundering (AML) measure, in tackling financial crimes like...more
As a result of the current state of the economy and recent calls for more regulation on international finance, it should come as no surprise that the federal government is seeking ways to close tax havens and increase...more
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