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Williams Mullen

EPA Announces New Compliance Policy

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EPA has announced a new compliance policy that some will view as providing welcome relief to industry and others may view as providing unwarranted concessions. The subject line of the EPA memo announcing the new policy is...more

Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP

Federal Reserve Revises its Small Bank Holding Company Policy Statement by Increasing the Asset Limit to $3 Billion

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In 1980, the Federal Reserve Board (the "FRB") issued a Small Bank Holding Company Policy Statement (the "Policy Statement") which applied to bank holding companies ("BHCs") with pro forma consolidated assets of less than...more

Littler

DOL Issues Six New Opinion Letters and Establishes a New Office of Compliance Initiatives

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The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has issued six new opinion letters addressing various matters under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). ...more

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

National Security and Investment Controls The Governments White Paper

Amongst the flurry of ministerial assignments issued on the last day of a rather turbulent political term, was the Government’s White Paper on national security investment controls and the accompanying Statement of Policy...more

Ballard Spahr LLP

OCC bulletin allows CRA downgrades for evidence of discriminatory credit practices

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A new bulletin issued by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), Bulletin 2018-23, makes slight, but significant, changes to OCC policy regarding when evidence of illegal or discriminatory credit practices could...more

Dentons

Recent reports and policy papers (UK construction focus)

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The Infrastructure and Projects Authority Annual Report - The Infrastructure and Projects Authority published its Annual Report on the Government Major Projects Portfolio 2017-18 on 4 July 2018. Introduced as a chance "to...more

Ballard Spahr LLP

OCC to Accept Applications from Fintech Companies Seeking National Bank Charters

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The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency’s (OCC) announcement this week that it will begin accepting applications for special purpose national bank (SPNB) charters from financial technology (Fintech) companies represents...more

Stinson Leonard Street - Dodd-Frank and the...

ISS Launches Annual Global Policy Survey

ISS has launched its annual global policy survey which often foreshadows changes to its voting guidelines. As in 2017, this year’s survey is being conducted in two parts, starting with a high-level ISS Governance Principles...more

Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard,...

Management of Groundwater: American Water Works Association Announces Proposed Revised Policy Statement

The American Water Works Association (“AWWA”) announced that its Technical and Educational Council has approved for member comment a revised policy statement on: Management of Groundwater (“Policy Statement”)...more

Shearman & Sterling LLP

UK Prudential Regulator Confirms Changes to Large Exposures Framework

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Following a consultation in October 2017, which closed on January 4, 2018, the U.K. Prudential Regulation Authority has published a Policy Statement on changes to its large exposures framework....more

Ballard Spahr LLP

Federal banking agencies issue policy statement on interagency notification of enforcement actions

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The federal banking agencies (the Federal Reserve Board, OCC, and FDIC (FBAs)), recently issued a “Policy Statement on Interagency Notification of Formal Enforcement Actions” that is intended “to promote notification of, and...more

Ballard Spahr LLP

House member asks agencies to issue statements on effect and use of guidance

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Republican Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer, a member of the House Financial Services Committee, has sent letters to six agencies asking them to issue and publish statements concerning the effect and use of “agency...more

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Finch: Compliance Re-Evaluation?

On May 31, 2018, Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Andrew Finch delivered an important policy statement at the ABA antitrust in a Conference in Seoul, Korea. Finch remarks of May 31, 2018. The most widely reported...more

Thompson Coburn LLP

Dodd Frank rollback law provides regulatory relief for community banks

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Part 1: Capital requirements, financial reporting, Volcker Rule - Last week, President Trump signed the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act (the “Act”) into law. The Act was supported by a...more

Ballard Spahr LLP

Mulvaney comments on enforcement approach, use of disparate impact

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According to a Politico report, CFPB Acting Director Mick Mulvaney, speaking at a Washington, D.C. event, commented on changes to the Bureau’s approach to bringing enforcement actions and the Bureau’s plans to review the use...more

Vedder Price

Update: Regulatory Relief Passed by Congress

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On May 22, 2018, the House of Representatives passed the bipartisan Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act (S. 2155) (the “Consumer Protection Act”), which had been previously passed by the Senate. The...more

Polsinelli

USPTO Patent Public Advisory Meeting - Highlights

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The USPTO's PPAC Quarterly Meeting took place on May 3 at its headquarters in Alexandria, Virginia. Various topics affecting the USPTO, prosecution practice, and PTAB proceedings were discussed as an effort to open dialog...more

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

Deputy Attorney General Announces New Coordination Policy for DOJ Attorneys in Obtaining Corporate Resolutions

Today while addressing white collar practitioners at the New York City Bar Association, Deputy Assistant Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announced a new DOJ policy to avoid the “piling on” of multiple penalties for the same...more

Hogan Lovells

Parsing products: FDA regulatory policy for multi-function medical devices

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On April 27, 2018, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA or the Agency) released a draft guidance, Multiple Function Device Products: Policy and Considerations, addressing the Agency's regulatory approach to medical...more

Ballard Spahr LLP

Mulvaney takes aim at CFPB public disclosure of consumer complaints

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In remarks earlier this week at an American Bankers Association conference, CFPB Acting Director Mick Mulvaney is reported to have strongly criticized the CFPB’s policy of publicly disclosing consumer complaint information...more

Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, PLC

FERC Initiates Review of Its Long-Standing Pipeline Certificate Policy Statement

Last Thursday, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC” or “Commission”) issued a Notice of Inquiry (“NOI”) seeking comment on possible changes needed to its 1999 Policy Statement on certification of new interstate...more

Bricker & Eckler LLP

Prescriber rules for opioids

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On March 30, 2017, Ohio Governor John Kasich issued a policy statement imposing new limits on prescribing opiates, which became effective August 31, 2017. ...more

Shearman & Sterling LLP

UK Regulator Consults on Mission Approach Documents for Supervision and Enforcement

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The U.K. Financial Conduct Authority has published two consultations, seeking feedback on draft documents setting out its regulatory approach to supervision and enforcement. The two documents, once finalized, will form part...more

Vedder Price

Regulatory Relief: It’s About Time

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In November 2016, with the election results confirmed, the banking industry was awash in hopes for a more lenient regulatory posture. To date, the industry has seen no reform. However, on March 14, 2018, the Senate passed and...more

Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

DOJ Criminal Division Announces FCPA Corporate Enforcement Policy Provides Nonbinding Guidance for All Criminal Cases

On March 1, 2018, John P. Cronan, the acting head of the Department of Justice’s Criminal Division, and Benjamin Singer, Chief of the Fraud Section’s Securities and Financial Fraud Unit, announced at the American Bar...more

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