Administrative Appointments

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New Board at the International Organization of Securities Commissions

The International Organization of Securities Commissions announced that Mr. Ashley Alder had been appointed as the new Chair of the IOSCO board. Mr. Adler replaces Mr. Greg Medcraft, who has been chair for three years. Mr....more

US Office of Financial Policy and Research Renamed

The US Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System announced that the Office of Financial Policy and Research has been renamed as the Division of Financial Stability and designated as a division of the Federal Reserve....more

FinCrimes Update - April 2016 Summary, Volume 4, Issue 4

AML/BSA & OFAC: FINCEN ANNOUNCES DEPARTURE OF DIRECTOR CALVERY - On April 26, FinCEN announced the departure of Director Calvery. Commenting on Calvery’s accomplishments during her tenure as Director, the agency...more

US Federal Reserve Board Names Matthew Eichner Director of Reserve Bank Operations and Payment Systems

The Federal Reserve Board named Matthew J. Eichner as the director of its Division of Reserve Bank Operations and Payment Systems, effective May 1, 2016. Eichner has served as deputy director of the division since January...more

DOJ Antitrust Leader William Baer Departs to Take No. 3 Position in Justice Department

On April 11, U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced that William Baer, Assistant Attorney General (AAG) and head of the DOJ Antitrust Division, would resign from the Antitrust Division and be appointed acting Associate...more

NYDFS Announces Senior Staff Additions

The NYDFS has appointed Scott Fischer Executive Deputy Superintendent for Insurance and Laura E. Evangelista Deputy Superintendent for Insurance. Fischer joins the NYDFS from the New York Liquidation Bureau where he served as...more

OCC Names Deputy Comptroller for Compliance Risk

On April 13, the OCC named Donna Murphy Deputy Comptroller for Compliance Risk. Effective May 1, Murphy will be responsible for supervising the development of policy and examination procedures relating to consumer, BSA/AML,...more

CFPB hires Assistant Director for Office of Small Business Lending Markets; announces other senior leadership additions

Earlier this week, the CFPB announced the addition of several new members to its senior leadership team. The announcement included the news that the CFPB has filled the position of Assistant Director for the Office of...more

In Case You Missed It - Interesting Items for Corporate Counsel - April 2016

Lest you think the pending U.S. Supreme Court nominee is the only nominee-casualty of partisan politics, the Wall Street Journal reports, “a revolt” by U.S. Senate Democrats to block the appointment of two Obama SEC...more

Manatt on Health Reform: Weekly Highlights - April 2016 #2

California's Marketplace revises its QHP contract to improve care quality and value, and announces its support for a 1332 waiver to allow undocumented immigrants to purchase Marketplace plans; Wisconsin proposes transitioning...more

Baer to Serve as Acting Associate Attorney General

On Monday, April 11, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) confirmed in a press release that Bill Baer will serve in the DOJ’s third-highest ranking position effective April 17, 2016. Baer will be stepping in for Acting...more

US Office of the Comptroller of the Currency Announces New Senior Executives

Comptroller of the Currency Thomas J. Curry announced the appointment of Grace Dailey as Senior Deputy Comptroller for Bank Supervision Policy and Chief National Bank Examiner. Comptroller Curry also announced that Grovetta...more

New DOJ Appointee is a Game Changer for Companies Operating in Asia

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has hired an in-house compliance expert to give prosecutors in the Fraud Section guidance as they assess the compliance programs of companies seeking leniency in investigations....more

SEC Announces Senior Staff Changes; New Office of Risk and Strategy

On March 8, the SEC announced a change in senior leadership, naming Robert M. Fisher the Managing Executive of the Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE). Succeeding Peter B. Driscoll, Fisher will be...more

President Obama Nominates Two Commissioners for the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission

President Obama sent nominations to the US Senate to fill the two vacant Commissioner seats at the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission. The nominees are Brian Quintenz, founder and managing principal of Saeculum Capital...more

UK Financial Regulatory Developments - March 2016 #4

Treasury Committee scrutinises appointments - The House of Commons Treasury Committee has published its eighth report of session 2015/16 on the scrutiny of appointments. It covers the appointments of various chairs and...more

UK Banking Standards Board Announces New Appointment to its Board

The Banking Standards Board announced that Sir Brendan Barber had been appointed as its Deputy Chairman. The Banking Standards Board was established in April 2015 as an industry initiative. It aims to promote higher standards...more

William C. Dudley Reappointed President of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York; Michael Strine Reappointed First Vice President

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York announced the reappointment of William C. Dudley and Michael Strine as president and first vice president of the New York Fed, respectively. Eligible members of the New York Fed’s board of...more

US Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System Approves Reappointment of Reserve Bank Presidents and First Vice Presidents

The US Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System approved the reappointment of 10 Federal Reserve Bank presidents and 10 first vice presidents by their respective boards of directors. Each individual has been approved...more

SEC Announces Regional Directors for Enforcement in Los Angeles Office

On February 9, the SEC named C. Dabney O’Riordan and Alka Patel Associate Directors for Enforcement in the Los Angeles Regional Office. O’Riordan began her SEC career as a staff attorney in the Los Angeles office, has been a...more

2016 New York Legislative Session Update

Hearings, hearings, hearings. As is the case every year, marathon joint budget hearings on the various issues areas in the Governor’s 2016-17 spending plan have consumed legislators during the end of January and beginning of...more

NAIC Promotes Officers, Elects New Secretary-Treasurer

On February 7, 2016 during the Plenary meeting of the NAIC, members elected Wisconsin Commissioner Ted Nickel to fill the vacant President-Elect position. Sharon P. Clark resigned as Kentucky Insurance Commissioner on...more

Leslie Hess Appointed as the Interim Director of the Arizona Department of Insurance

On February 9, 2016, Arizona Governor Doug Ducey appointed Leslie Hess as the Interim Director of the Arizona Department of Insurance. Hess has more than 25 years of experience in both public and private sectors of the...more

SEC Names Jane Jarcho Deputy Director of National Exam Program

On February 3, the SEC named Jane Jarcho Deputy Director of its Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE). Jarcho will continue to serve as the National Director of the OCIE’s Investment Adviser/Investment...more

Major Changes Underway at the California Fish and Game Commission

The California Fish and Game Commission (Commission) is in the midst of major changes. The Commission, which was established in 1870, has been led by a body of five commissioners since 1937. The Commission has a small staff...more

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