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New Manager Forum Panel III – Post-launch Matters
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In a Sept. 13, 2012 Competition Law 360 article, we discussed the Third Circuit’s opinion in McCray v. Fid. Nat’l Title Ins. Co., in which the Third Circuit applied the filed-rate doctrine to title insurers’ rate filings with...more
Originally published in "The Independent Counselor" - January 2013.
As the start of 2013 is upon us, nonprofit credit counseling agencies will be trying to anticipate the needs of their communities, by knowing what to...more
Transactions closing as of February 11 will be subject to increased HSR Act jurisdictional and filing fee thresholds.
On January 10, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced that it will raise the Hart-Scott-Rodino...more
In this issue:
- CII Submits Rule 10b5-1 Rulemaking Petition to the SEC
- ISS Publishes Updated FAQs for its Proxy Voting Policies
- CFTC Issues Final Order on Cross-Border Swaps
- CFTC Issues No-Action...more
The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act amended the Electronic Fund Transfer Act, or EFTA, to restrict interchange fees and to prohibit exclusive networks for debit card transactions. The Federal Trade...more
Pursuant to the FY2012 Omnibus Appropriations Legislation, the FTC recently released a report to Congress (“Report”) on the FTC’s enforcement, outreach and other activities implementing the Durbin Amendment rules, as well as...more
In this issue:
- CFTC Issues No-Action Letters
- SEC Division of Investment Management Lifts Actively-Managed ETF Derivatives Use Moratorium and Announces Two Rulemaking Initiatives
- Antitrust “Tying” Claims...more
Chinese currency (renminbi or RMB) is not an internationally convertible currency. A Chinese company needs to convert its RMBs into internationally circulated currencies to pay for imported goods or convert foreign currencies...more
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB") and the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") have targeted mortgage advertising and marketing in a joint "sweep."
Just prior to the Thanksgiving holiday, the CFPB and FTC...more
The China Securities Regulatory Commission (“CSRC”) recently amended the Rules on the Establishment of Foreign-Invested Securities Companies (????????????; the “FISC Rules”) to raise the cap on the permissible foreign stake...more
In This Issue:
- FTC Settles FCRA Enforcement Actions Alleging Wrongful Sale and Use of Prescreened Lists
- Colorado Court of Appeals Finds “Fractional Interests” Not Lots under the Interstate Land Sales Full...more
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has released new regulations requiring employers to update forms mandated by the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) by January 1, 2013. The changes consist primarily of...more
In This Issue:
- China Seeks Comments on Draft Patent Law
- China Requests WTO Consultations with United States Regarding PL 112-99, Certain AD/CVD Measures
- Taiwan Signs Agreements on Investment Protection...more
Employers must adopt new Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) forms by January 1, 2013, in light of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 shifting FCRA rulemaking authority from the Federal Trade...more
Like other major financial controversies, the London Interbank Offered Rate (“LIBOR”) case is spawning private litigation in the United States. The dangers of an antitrust violation include treble damages in private suits...more
The LIBOR “scandal” could have far-reaching implications for financial institutions in the United States and global markets. It is hard to know exactly how the issue will play out. The Department of Justice is definitely...more
David Vladeck, the Director of the Bureau of Consumer Protection at the Federal Trade Commission, spoke at a program entitled “Applying Long-Standing FTC Standards to New Technology” held this past Friday at the American Bar...more
On July 30, the FTC released staff comments submitted in response to the CFPB’s Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking regarding the regulation of prepaid cards. The CFPB issued the Notice in May, noting its intention to...more
Much has been and will be written about the Memorandum of Understanding, filed on July 13, 2012, that sets out the parties’ binding obligation to enter into a class settlement agreement in the long-pending interchange fee...more
On July 2, the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) published a press release regarding the manipulation of the setting of the London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR).
In the press release, the SFO stated that it had been working...more
Good background on the alleged scheme to manipulate LIBOR. Via NPR’s Planet Money program, again. About halfway through, the program discusses allegations of interbank agreements to manipulate reported LIBOR rates. (It’s...more
Who would have ever guessed that the largest corporate penalty paid in 2012 would be an OFAC enforcement action. The Justice Department has many major FCPA enforcement actions in the queue awaiting approval and public...more
In this issue:
- Venable Secures Top Chambers USA, Legal 500 Honors
- CFPB Launches Consumer Complaint Database, Shuffles Senior Management
- Federal Judge Gives Supplement Company Daniel Chapter One A...more
Carrier billing is certainly not new to the payments industry, but as digital technologies continue to evolve, companies have increasingly looked to mobile carrier billing to improve the reach and efficiency of digital...more
On June 12, the FTC announced that a data broker agreed to settle charges that it marketed and sold consumer profiles to companies engaged in human resources, background screening, and recruiting without taking steps to...more
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