In this issue:

- CFTC Issues No-Action Relief to FCMs Relating to Enhanced Customer Protection Rules

- Eleventh Circuit Upholds Directors’ Affirmative Defenses Based on FDIC’s Post-Receivership Conduct

- Delaware Chancery Analyzes Scienter Requirement in Insider Trading Claim

- Agencies Retreat on TruPS CDOs

- OCC Proposes Risk Guidelines for Large Banks; Plans to Apply Part 30 to Federal Savings Institutions

- Excerpt from OCC Proposes Risk Guidelines for Large Banks; Plans to Apply Part 30 to Federal Savings Institutions:

On January 16, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) released a proposal setting forth new standards based on the agency’s heightened expectations program for large national banks and federal savings associations that would be enforceable under part 30 of its regulations.

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Topics:  Affirmative Defenses, Banks, CFTC, Collateralized Debt Obligations, Directors, FCMs, FDIC, Insider Trading, No-Action Relief, OCC, Professional Liability, Receivership, Scienter, Trust Preferred Securities

Published In: Business Organization Updates, Business Torts Updates, General Business Updates, Finance & Banking Updates, Securities Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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