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North Dakota amends mortgage licensing requirements

On March 13, the North Dakota governor signed SB 2090, which, among other things, revises licensing requirements for residential mortgage lenders. ...more

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NZX-listed Foreign Exempt Issuers and Climate-related Disclosures – are we on the right path?

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The Financial Markets Authority (‘FMA’) recently published a consultation paper regarding its proposed exemptions from climate reporting duties for certain foreign listed issuers. Feedback is being sought on the need for, and...more

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Warning: Don’t Ignore Your Customers’ Secured Lenders, You Could be Required to Pay Twice!

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New York State’s highest court recently dealt a big win for secured lenders holding accounts receivable as collateral. In Worthy Lending LLC v. New Style Contractors, Inc., the Court of Appeals of New York held that, pursuant...more

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CSBS seeks comments on uniform mortgage licensing standards

On March 16, the Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS), on behalf of the NMLS Policy Committee, issued a request for public comments on proposed uniform state licensing standards for mortgage companies. ...more

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Changes to Ontario’s Fee Rules To Take Effect in April

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Certain market participants in Ontario’s over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives market will be required to pay an Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) annual participation fee. Reduced fees for most existing fee payers will also...more

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North Dakota passes law on money transmitter licensure

On March 15, the North Dakota governor signed SB 2119, which revises provisions related to money transmitters. The act, among other things, provides that a “person may not engage in the business of money transmission or...more

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

DFPI clarifies licensing provisions for several state laws

The California Department of Financial Protection and Innovation (DFPI) recently filed a notice of proposed rulemaking with the Office of Administrative Law, seeking to add several sections to Title 10, Chapter 3 of the...more

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

OFAC continues to sanction Iran’s UAV procurement network

On March 21, the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) announced sanctions in coordination with the FBI against four entities and three individuals in Iran and Turkey accused of supporting Iran’s...more

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

Real estate brokerage firm settles claims of discriminatory practices

On March 15, the New York attorney general announced a settlement with a real estate brokerage firm to resolve claims that it allegedly discriminated against Black, Hispanic, and other homebuyers of color on Long Island. ...more

Proskauer Rose LLP

Question of the Week: What are some alternatives to traditional types of capital raising in the current uncertain environment?

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During times of market volatility, it’s not uncommon to see issuers look for different ways to raise capital, such as registered direct or other forms of confidentially marketed offerings. These offerings involve securities...more

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JOL vs. JOLCO in the Aviation Sector: What Are They and How Do They Differ?

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2022 saw a gradual return of Japanese operating leases (JOLs) and Japanese operating leases with call options (JOLCOs) in the aviation sector. These products are essentially used to deploy Japanese equity, bringing back more...more

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

9th Circuit: Law firm did not violate FCRA by accessing credit report

On March 17, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed a district court’s grant of summary judgment in favor of a defendant law firm that allegedly accessed a plaintiff’s credit report to obtain her current...more

Morgan Lewis

Hong Kong Stock Exchange Welcomes Specialist Tech Companies Under New Chapter 18C

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The Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEx) announced on March 24, 2023 that eligible specialist technology companies (STCs) at the pre-commercial or early commercial stage can apply for listing on the HKEx under the new Chapter 18C...more

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OCC releases enforcement actions

On March 17, the OCC released a list of recent enforcement actions taken against national banks, federal savings associations, and individuals currently and formerly affiliated with such entities. ...more

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CFPB updates card survey to improve comparison shopping

On March 21, the CFPB announced updates to its terms of credit card plans (TCCP) survey. The updates are intended to “create a neutral data source” to help consumers comparison shop for credit cards and “find the best...more

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

HUD restores 2013 discriminatory effects rule

On March 17, HUD announced the submission of a final rule—Reinstatement of HUD’s Discriminatory Effects Standard—which would rescind the agency’s 2020 regulation governing Fair Housing Act (FHA or the Act) disparate impact...more

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Failed Silicon Valley Bank Acquired by First Citizens Bank

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Today, First Citizens Bank & Trust Company (First Citizens Bank) is taking over the business of the tech-focused Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) which was closed by regulators approximately two weeks ago on March 10. The...more

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CFPB updates agency contact information

On March 20, the CFPB published a final rule in the Federal Register to make non-substantive technical corrections and updates to Bureau and other federal agency contact information found within Regulations B, E, F, J, V, X,...more

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SECURE 2.0 Requires Major Changes to Retirement Plans and EPCRS

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Executive Summary: On December 23, 2022, the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2023 was passed by Congress, which included the SECURE 2.0 Act of 2022 (“SECURE 2.0” or “the Act”). This legislation greatly impacts retirement...more

Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

The SECURE Act 2.0: The Most Impactful Provisions #8 — Financial Incentives for Participants for Deferrals

Prior to the SECURE Act 2.0 the only financial incentive for a participant to make a deferral was a matching contribution. However, the new law permits “de minimus” non-cash incentives for beginning participation or...more

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Reminder: Deadlines for Changes to Forms 4 and 5 Reporting and Electronic Filing of Form 144

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New Checkbox for Forms 4 and 5 Reporting – Effective April 3, 2023 - Starting April 3, 2023, all Forms 4 or 5 filed by insiders of domestic issuers must include a new checkbox to identify any transactions made pursuant to...more

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States Continue Trend Supporting Remote Work for MLOs and Mortgage Company Employees

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A&B ABstract: Effective July 1, Montana will become the latest jurisdiction to codify authorization for mortgage loan originators and mortgage company employees to engage in remote work. That legislation follows a general...more

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Enhanced Disclosures Proposed for Order Execution Information

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The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposed amendments to update the disclosures required under Rule 605 of Regulation NMS for order executions in exchange-listed stocks on December 14, 2022. The proposed...more

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Bank of England Issues Updated Assessment of Climate-Related Risks and Regulatory Capital Requirements for Financial Institutions

The Bank of England released a report titled Climate-Related Risks and the Regulatory Capital Framework (Report) on March 13, 2023. The Report expands on the Bank’s 2021 Climate Change Adaptation Report (CCAR), in which it...more

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SEC Division of Examinations Publishes Risk Alert Providing Observations from Broker-Dealer Examinations Related to Regulation...

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The Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Examinations (Division) issued a Risk Alert (Risk Alert) on January 30, 2023 highlighting deficiencies its Staff observed during recent Regulation Best Interest...more

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