Financial Services Legislative and Regulatory Update -- November 11, 2013

In This Issue:

Leading the Past Week; Legislative Branch; Executive Branch; and Upcoming Hearings.

Excerpt from Leading the Past Week -

Last week ended with a stronger than expected jobs report at plus 204,000 jobs, a stronger than anticipated announcement of economic growth, at 2.8%, and an internet company stock “popping” on the IPO. It was almost as if someone who had been in a coma since March 10, 2000 suddenly woke up, they might not think anything had changed -- except that they would likely be confused as to why the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) was reporting that the federal government shutdown cost taxpayers $2 billion dollars, and why the Republicans were battling with a Tea Party.

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Topics:  Bitcoins, Economic Development, FinCEN, GAO, Housing Finance Reform, IPO, Job Creation, Legislative Agendas, Mortgages, OMB, Qualified Mortgage Rule, Virtual Currency

Published In: Elections & Politics Updates, Finance & Banking Updates, Residential Real Estate Updates, Securities Updates, Tax 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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