Infobytes - A Weekly In-depth review of news & developments in the financial services industry - August 16, 2013

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In This Issue:

- FEDERAL ISSUES

- STATE ISSUES

- COURTS

- FIRM NEWS

- FIRM PUBLICATIONS

- MORTGAGES

- BANKING

- CONSUMER FINANCE

- PAYMENTS

- INSURANCE

- E-COMMERCE

- Excerpt from E- Commerce:

Senate Committee Expands Review of Virtual Currency Policies. On August 12, Senators Tom Carper (D-DE) and Tom Coburn (R-OK), the leaders of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs, sent a letter to Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano regarding federal virtual currency policy. The committee reportedly sent similar letters to the DOJ, the Federal Reserve Board, the Treasury Department, the SEC, the CFTC, and the OMB.

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Topics:  CFPB, CFTC, DHS, DOJ, E-Commerce, Federal Reserve, Mortgages, OMB, RESPA, SEC, TILA, U.S. Treasury, Virtual Currency

Published In: General Business Updates, Consumer Protection Updates, Finance & Banking Updates, Insurance Updates, Residential Real Estate 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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