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The Affordable Care Act & the Impact on the C-Suite – Interview with Alden Bianchi, Member, Mintz Levin
The Affordable Care Act: The Structure of Health Plans – Interview with Alden Bianchi, Member, Mintz Levin
Condo Adviser: What is 'FHA approved,' exactly?
Greenberger: Derivatives Legislation Would Seriously Weaken Dodd-Frank
NFA Chairman Chris Hehmeyer Talks Bankruptcy Reform
Ritholtz: Insurance Regulators Should Oversee Derivatives
How to Respond to President Obama's Cybersecurity Executive Order
Ritholtz: 'Dot Com Bonus Envy' Stymies Wall St. Reform
Insurance Lawyer: Very Limited Coverage for Hurricane Sandy
Weekly Brief: Hurricane Sandy, GC Donations, Tweeting Fake News
Crystal Ball Perspective: Will Healthcare Reform be Repealed if Romney Wins the Presidential Election?
Not Prepared for Healthcare Reform? Three things employers need to focus on now.
The Benefits of WRAP Insurance on Large Construction Projects - Ray Buddie
Highlights from Day Three of Health Care Arguments [audio]
Highlights from Day Two of Health Care Arguments [audio]
Highlights from Day One of Health Care Arguments [audio]
Health Care Cases in 90 Seconds
Health Care 5: Will This Be a Landmark Decision?
Health Care 4: Can Congress Force States to Expand Medicaid?
Health Care 2: Can Congress Force Individuals to Buy Insurance?
In an attempt to limit the flight of deposits from insured depository institutions resulting from the 2008 fiscal crisis, Section 343 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act provided temporary,...more
On December 21, the National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA) announced that it filed with HUD a housing discrimination complaint against a major insurance company regarding the offering of hazard insurance in a certain...more
Table of Contents:
Introduction; Financial Stability Reform; Resolution Planning; Agencies and Agency Oversight Reform; Securitization Reform; Derivatives Regulation; Investor Protection Reform; Credit Rating Agency...more
On September 20, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued its first Decision and Order on a petition to modify or set aside a civil investigative demand (CID). ...more
The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has referred the UK’s private motor insurance market to the Competition Commission (CC) for an-depth investigation because it suspects that the market may not be working well for motorists. It...more
The CFPB has commenced an investigation to determine whether the practice of ceding premiums from private mortgage insurance companies to captive reinsurance subsidiaries of certain mortgage lenders violates Section 8 of the...more
The California Legislature has passed and the Governor has signed A.B. 1747, which will become effective on January 1, 2013. The new law (1) establishes a new minimum grace period during which individual and group life...more
In This Issue:
- CFPB Proposes New Mortgage Disclosures Forms 1
- Making Sense Out of HOEPA 3
- Six (6) Additional CFBP Rulemakings Pending 6
- Lessons To Be Learned from Capitol One 7
- NFIP Extension Makes Big...more
Five federal supervisory agencies, including the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the National Credit Union...more
On May 7th and 8th, the Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight (CCIIO) held a public meeting on risk adjustment, the process through which, under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), funds are transferred from...more
Massachusetts continues to be at the national forefront of health care reform. Since becoming the first state in the nation to expand access aimed at universal health care coverage through Chapter 58 of the Acts of 2006,...more
Arrested for DWI in New Mexico? How to get your Ignition Interlock License....more
The Obama administration’s effort at health-care reform—known as the Affordable Care Act, or ACA—has an image problem. Virtually every poll asking Americans what they think of its provisions demonstrates not only widespread...more
EBG Introduces Interactive National Rate Review Scorecard
On May 23, 2011, the Center for Consumer Information & Insurance Oversight (CCIIO), in the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) of the United States...more
On June 10, 2011, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) awarded to KPMG a $9.2 million contract to create an audit protocol and then audit covered entities’ and business associates’ compliance with the privacy and...more
Several lawsuits have challenged the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (“PPACA”). Most of them focus on the “requirement” in PPACA Section 1501 and new Chapter 48, Section 5000A of...more
Staff from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation's (FDIC's) Division of Depositor and Consumer Protection will host a teleconference on March 29 to discuss the 2010 Overdraft Payment Program Supervisory Guidance issued...more
Today the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) announced a change in address for its Consumer Response Center (CRC) within the Division of Depositor and Consumer Protection. This address change requires all...more
On March 1, 2011, California State Senator Noreen Evans introduced Senate Bill 361 as spot bill legislation. The legislation was at the request of California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones who seeks to enable consumers to...more
The Board of Directors of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) on December 18 approved a final rule to include Interest on Lawyer Trust Accounts (IOLTAs) in the temporary unlimited deposit coverage for...more
On December 15, the Board of Directors of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) voted on a final rule to set the insurance fund’s designated reserve ratio (DRR) at 2% of estimated insured deposits. The Dodd-Frank...more
In an important and increasingly rare victory for Texas consumers, the Insurance Commisioner, Mike Geeslin, has declared that insurance companies can no longer use “discretionary clauses” in certain policies. This new rule...more
Sutherland continues to track the implementation of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Act). Title I of the Act established the Financial Stability Oversight Council (Council), and the Council...more
Topics In This Issue
• Federal Issues
• Firm News
• Consumer Finance
• Credit Cards
Excerpt from "Federal Issues"
Insurance is not the central focus of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the “Act”), which President Obama signed into law on July 21, 2010 (Public Law 11-203). However, the Act contains provisions...more