Antitrust Enforcement and Compliance Programs
Anti-Corruption Due Diligence Practical Steps to Protect Your Company from Third Party Risks
FCPA Compliance Programs A Review of Best Practices
Creating an Integrated Due Diligence System - Screening to Audits
Third Party Due Diligence When is Enough, Enough?
An FCPA Review: A Look Back at 2013 and Trends for 2014
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How Can You Better Protect Yourself with the Escalating Trend of FCPA Enforcement?
Managing Your Anti Corruption Policies and Procedures
AML BSA and Sanctions Compliance Part II of II June 24, 2014
AML BSA and Sanctions Compliance I of II June 10 2014
FCPA Training: The Basics
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 64-Managing the Third Party Relationship Under the FCPA, Part II
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 32-the FCPA Year in Review, Individual Enforcement Actions
Trends in FCPA Compliance and Enforcement for 2014
What Is Driving Stepped Up Government Health Care Enforcement? – Interview with Hope Foster, Member, Mintz Levin
SEC News - Five Year Enforcement Limitation, FCPA Charges for Foreign Nationals, More...
Should Wall Street Fear Mary Jo White?
Tony Alexis, the head of enforcement at the CFPB, spoke today in Chicago at a program sponsored by the Committee on Consumer Financial Services at the American Bar Association Section of Business Law’s Annual Meeting. The...more
For financial institutions, having compliance management systems that mitigate in-house risk is not sufficient to meet regulatory expectations. With more work now outsourced to third party vendors, financial institutions are...more
The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has issued a report on the results of its review the CFPB’s Civil Penalty Fund (CPF). The review was requested by Representative Shelley Moore Capito, who chairs the House Financial...more
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has been actively engaged in investigations of banks and nonbanks since it was established nearly three years ago. To further its mission “to ensure that consumer financial markets...more
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau filed an administrative enforcement action against PHH Corporation, alleging a nearly 15-year “mortgage insurance kickback scheme” by its mortgage origination and reinsurance...more
Having enacted a number of mortgage-related rules on the eve of statutory deadlines, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), which now has a confirmed director, has shifted its focus to fair lending enforcement,...more
While most of the financial world has been focused on the new CFPB mortgage rules that went into effect on January 10, the Bureau has continued its enforcement activities in other areas. On January 16, 2013, the CFPB...more
On January 23, 2014, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) proposed a rule whereby the definition of “larger participants” will be expanded to include nonbanks that perform one million or more international money...more
On June 25, 2013, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB or the Bureau) issued CFPB Bulletin 2013-6, titled ‘‘Responsible Business Conduct: Self-Policing, Self-Reporting, Remediation, and Cooperation.’’ The CFPB...more
The California federal district court hearing the CFPB’s enforcement action against Morgan Drexen has rejected Morgan Drexen’s challenge to the CFPB’s constitutionality. Although similar challenges have been made in other...more
On January 8, in a Daily Show interview, CFPB Director Richard Cordray discussed with host Jon Stewart some of the Bureau’s efforts to date, including implementation of the CFPB’s mortgage rules and the Bureau’s credit card...more
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s recently released fall 2013 rulemaking agenda portends aggressive rulemaking by the Bureau in 2014.
With most of the rulemaking mandated by the Dodd-Frank Act now completed,...more
As a follow-up to our recent post on Director Cordray’s plans on whether to pursue political office, we offer the highlights below from last week’s Politico Morning Money Breakfast Briefing. During the event, Politico Chief...more
As trusted advisors, that is, lawyers (no lawyer/shark jokes please, but did you hear the one about…), to many financial institutions, we spend much of our day on digitally enhanced telephones or other devices communicating...more
Payroll card accounts have many benefits. The cards are a helpful option for employees who do not have checking accounts, and many banks have offered financial incentives to employers who choose their institution's card to...more
On October 23, CFPB Director Richard Cordray briefly spoke with the Reuters Washington Summit about the Bureau’s rulemaking and enforcement work.
Upcoming Effective Dates for Mortgage Rules -
According to the...more
The American Association of Residential Mortgage Regulators (AARMR), the trade association for regulators responsible for supervising non-depository mortgage companies, held its annual conference last week in Denver....more
At least six federal agencies, including the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), the Consumer Protection Financial Bureau (CFPB), and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), are currently coordinating a broad crackdown of the...more
Several weeks ago, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) issued a fair lending guidance bulletin (“Bulletin”) directed at financial institutions that make indirect automobile loans. While the Bulletin thus far has...more
In This Issue:
- Regulators Could Step in with Tougher Rules as Bank Profits Rise
- Bill Would Force Study of Basel III Impact on Bank Capital Costs
- Regulator Wants Enforcement Powers Against Bank...more
My sources tell me that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) will soon announce substantial monetary penalties and other administrative actions against a large nonbank. I guess it is inevitable that when such an...more
The CFPB is the new regulator on the block. Republicans in Congress continue to try to strangle the CFPB from exercising its legal authorities. The re-election of President Obama ensured that the CFPB will continue to...more
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