On May 15, James R. Wigand, Director, Office of Complex Financial Institutions of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) testified before the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on National Security and International Trade and…more
On May 13, the Board of Governors (Board) of the Federal Reserve System announced that stress test results from the largest 18 US bank holding companies must be submitted to the Federal Reserve no later than July 5..…more
On May 10, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) issued Bulletin OCC 2013-13, which is intended to clarify the treatment of sovereign and securitization provisions under the Market Risk Capital Rule..…more
On May 15, Michael S. Gibson, Director, Division of Banking Supervision and Regulation of the Federal Reserve, testified before the Subcommittee on National Security and International Trade and Finance of the U.S. Senate…more
The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York granted motions to dismiss involuntary Chapter 7 petitions filed against TPG Troy LLC and T3 Troy LLC (the Troy Entities). Petitioners filed numerous…more
The United States District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi denied the motion of defendant ACA Financial Guaranty Corporation (ACA) to dismiss a class action complaint, finding that the issues were previously…more
During an open meeting on May 16, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission adopted a final rule establishing core principles and other requirements for swap execution facilities, which will become effective 60 days after…more
On April 22, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc. issued to ALPS Distributors, Inc. interpretive guidance with respect to FINRA Rule 2210(d) and the use of hypothetical back tested index performance information,…more
In this presentation:
- Overview and recommendations regarding hearing procedures.
- Ways to maximize confidentiality and immunity protections under state law, HCQIA and the Patient Safety Act.
In this issue:
- CFTC Adopts Final Rules for Execution Facilities and Other Matters
- FINRA Issues Interpretive Guidance on Use of Back Tested Index Data by ETPs
- Mississippi District Court Defers to New…more
On April 30, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued its final rule amending subpart B of Regulation E, which implements the Electronic Fund Transfer Act, and the official interpretation to the regulation. This…more
The Delaware Court of Chancery recently ruled that a settlement agreement does not have to be fully executed by all parties to be enforceable…more
On April 29, HM Treasury issued a Question and Answer publication which stated its intention to extend the transition period of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) to existing third-country Alternative…more
The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) has issued Regulatory Notice 13-18 (Regulatory Notice) to provide guidance to member firms on communications with the public concerning real estate investment programs that are…more
On May 2, Lona Nallengara and Shelley E. Parratt, the acting director and the deputy director, respectively, of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Corporation Finance, participated in a roundtable discussion…more
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