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Hudson Cook, LLP

CFPB Sues Software Company for Providing Substantial Assistance to Unlawful Credit Repair Businesses

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The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau recently filed a lawsuit in federal district court accusing a California-based software company and its founder, owner, and CEO of providing substantial assistance to illegal credit...more

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

Post-Barr, Sixth Circuit Says Debt Collectors Can Be Liable

Continuing the fallout from the now over-one-year-old decision in Barr v. American Association of Political Consultants, Inc., the U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit ruled that the U.S. Constitution displaced the...more

FTI Consulting

Cost Segregation Studies Now Crucial to Take Full Advantage of Additional Bonus Depreciation Benefits - 2020/2021

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When the CARES act was passed in March of 2020, the benefit of a cost segregation study increased significantly. -Prior to the passage of the CARES Act, improvements to the interior portion of a nonresidential building...more

McDermott Will & Emery

HPE New York 2021: Big Bankers Breakfast

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The second year of the Biden administration and the potential ending of a world-shifting pandemic will surely shape the 2022 healthcare investing market. To gain insight on the year ahead, Curtis Lane, founder of WindRose...more

McDermott Will & Emery

HPE New York 2021: The Need for Speed

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In today’s supercharged private equity market, being a buyer is a tricky position. It’s tough to win deals and even more challenging to get them signed and closed on sellers’ extremely tight deadlines. Krist Werling, partner...more

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HPE New York 2021: Prepare for Tomorrow

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Kevin Miller—a partner at McDermott Will & Emery whose practice largely focuses on the securities, tax and regulatory aspects of complex transactions—moderated a panel during HPE New York 2021 that looked at how government...more

Hinshaw & Culbertson - The LHD/ERISA Advisor

The LHD/ERISA Advisor: District Court Finds Reduction in Monthly LTD Benefit Due to IRA Rollover Appropriate Under Plan Terms

In DeBold v. Liberty Life Assur. Co. of Bos., 2021 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 120153 (D. Mass, June 28, 2021), a district court held that an ERISA plan administrator could reduce an insured's monthly long-term disability (LTD) benefit...more

Proskauer Rose LLP

Front and Center: Latest SVO Grant Numbers - (UPDATED)

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The SBA stopped accepting new SVO Grant applications on August 20, 2021. The SBA is currently reviewing submitted SVO Grant applications and issuing both initial and supplemental awards. As of October 25, 2021, the SBA had...more

McDermott Will & Emery

HPE New York 2021: Super Charging Sellers’ Strategies

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Fueled by historically low interest rates, all time high levels of committed—but unallocated—capital and impending tax reform, private equity deal volume and values have reached new, record-breaking heights, and they continue...more

White & Case LLP

Looking ahead: The future for US infrastructure

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It is an exciting time for US infrastructure. Alongside the potential passage of President Biden's historic bill, our research indicates that investors, financiers and developers expect to step up their activity over the year...more

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Choose Your Words Carefully When Drafting Disclosures and Policies and Procedures

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When investment advisors and Chief Compliance Officers (“CCOs”) draft policies and procedures, as well as Form ADV disclosures, there may be someone who chimes in, “I don’t disagree.” That particular comment can be...more

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High yield bond markets make steady year-on-year gains

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High yield issuance across major global markets made steady gains in the first nine months of 2021 in most regions, as investor appetite for yield supported stable activity through the year. In the US, high yield issuance...more

Bracewell LLP

DOJ Trumpets New Multi-Faceted Cryptocurrency Task Force: What this Means for You

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In keeping with the United States government’s expanding scrutiny of cryptocurrency markets, the DOJ recently announced the creation of a National Cryptocurrency Enforcement Team (the “NCET”). The NCET endeavors to add a...more

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

CFPB Director Chopra’s First Consent Order Confirms Return to Pushing the Envelope

On October 19, 2021, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB or the “Bureau”) entered into its first consent order under new Director Rohit Chopra, finding that a service provider to state correctional departments...more

Bennett Jones LLP

ESG and Institutional Investors: Part Two

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Bennett Jones recently hosted a two-part webinar series on ESG and institutional investors. The first session looked at their role in ESG, private markets and investment, how risks and opportunities are being assessed in the...more

Thomas Fox

The Ethics Experts - Episode 092 - Tomell DeSilva Ceasar

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In today's episode, Nick Gallo welcomes Tomell DeSilva Ceasar, Group Head of Ethics & Compliance at Careem, to The Ethics Experts show. Nick and Tomell discuss Tomell's experience overseeing the compliance function of the...more

Kelley Drye & Warren LLP

OFAC Puts Virtual Currency Industry on Notice, Highlights Best Practices for Digital Commerce

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On October 15, 2021, the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) issued an advisory providing sanctions compliance guidance for the virtual currency industry (Guidance). The Guidance follows a series of recent enforcement...more

Allen & Overy LLP

UK Financial Conduct Authority enforcement insights

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"Profound forces are reshaping financial services", according to the UK's Financial Conduct Authority (the FCA). In a recent speech, Nikhil Rathi, CEO of the FCA, echoes many of the future challenges and priorities set out in...more

Torres Law, PLLC

CFIUS Heightens Scrutiny of Non-Notified Transactions

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For many years, the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (“CFIUS”) has had the authority to review non-notified transactions – deals which have not been submitted to CFIUS for review and approval – but until...more

Dentons

Back to Basics, Continued—The Things Your Lender Looks For

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Consumer finance lenders and credit sellers are accustomed to making the credit decisions—that is, determining whether consumer customers are “creditworthy.” What happens though when the shoe is on the other foot? That is,...more

Wiley Rein LLP

PPP Recipients Beware – Your Loan Forgiveness May Be a Credit Due Back to Government

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One of most significant aspects of the 2020 Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) was the “Paycheck Protection Program” (PPP). PPP, administered by the Small Business Administration (SBA), authorized...more

Hogan Lovells

Buy Now, Regulate Later: is a new regime on the horizon?

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Following the Woolard review earlier this year, HMT has published its much anticipated consultation paper on regulating the Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) market. The industry is likely to have mixed reactions to the proposals....more

International Wealth Tax Advisors

FACTA Filing: What U.S. Citizens Need to Know About Foreign Asset Reporting

The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Tax Act (FATCA) became law in 2010 and is a major development in the taxation of Americans living abroad. FATCA is a tax law that requires U.S. citizens at home and outside of the United...more

Torres Law, PLLC

Crypto Crackdown: OFAC Sanctions SUEX Cryptocurrency Exchange

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On September 21, 2021, in a first-of-it-kind action, the U.S. Department of the Treasury Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) imposed economic sanctions on SUEX OTC, S.R.O. (“SUEX”), a virtual currency exchange, for...more

Morrison & Foerster LLP

FCA Announces Second-Largest Fine for Financial Crime Failings

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On 21 October 2021, the UK Financial Conduct Authority (“FCA”) announced that it had fined Credit Suisse (the “Bank”) £147,190,200 for “serious financial crime due diligence failings” in connection with loans that the Bank...more

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