Financial Services Legislative and Regulatory Update -- May 20‚ 2013

In This Issue:

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

Excerpt from Leading the Past Week -

The conflation of three scandals clearly tainted President Obama with the Washington Post’s “Worst Week in Washington” award last week, and in fact the only question last week at all had to be who was more pleased: Republicans -- who finally have a chance to extract political vengeance (assuming they don’t overplay their hand), or the folks at Bloomberg, who have to be breathing a sigh of relief that 1/3 of all Congressional committees are scheduled to investigate the President next week, leaving little oxygen in DC for the company’s terminal spying scandal.

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Topics:  Arbitration, CFTC, Dodd-Frank, Federal Reserve, Final Rules, HUD, New Legislation, SEC, Senate Banking Committee, Tax Reform

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