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Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
This Practice Note considers the meaning of the term "structure" in a project finance transaction and identifies the key issues that may inform the approach to structuring such a transaction.
Mayer Brown
If enacted, the bill would impose material conditions on the eligibility of non-cash-out refinancings for government guaranty under the Veterans Affairs Loan Guaranty Program.
Reed Smith
The CFPB recently issued a formal invitation (a Request for Information [RFI] for you to do just that, as well as to comment about any of the new regulatory authorities given to the CFPB ...
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Having assessed their existing legal entity structure, client base, and options for remaining in the U.K., firms wishing to maintain current delivery methods to EU customers ...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On March 14, 2018, the U.S. Senate passed S. 2155, the "Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act."
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The Cabinet Regulatory Tracker provides a list of upcoming comment deadlines and effective dates. Click on the links below to view deadlines from March 16 to March 31, 2018.
Arnold & Porter
On March 14, the US Senate passed S. 2155, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act (Economic Growth Act), on a 67-31 vote.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The CFTC is requesting nominations for membership on the Market Risk Advisory Committee ("MRAC"), which makes recommendations to the CFTC regarding systemic issues ...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB") issued a Request for Information ("RFI") seeking feedback on possible changes to existing rules ...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
A New York federal judge held that virtual currencies are commodities within the meaning of the Commodity Exchange Act.
Davis & Gilbert
College students – prepare to be educated on a new case of Hobson's choice, a term typically used to describe situations where there appears to be a choice available, but in reality, there is no choice at all.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
CFTC Chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo outlined his plans for the CFTC in 2018, which include ...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
By a vote of 67-31, the Senate passed the "Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act." The bill would make changes to banking regulations implemented following the financial crisis of 2008.
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
According to an SEC filing, Goldman Sachs removed New York-based hedge fund New Mountain Vantage Advisers as a subadviser to its $747.8-million Goldman Sachs Multi-Manager Alternatives fund ...
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
T. Rowe Price Group launched the T. Rowe Price Multi-Strategy Total Return Fund, which combines six internally managed liquid alternative strategies ...
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
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Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB") adopted a final rule to amend mortgage servicing rules (Regulation Z) under the Truth in Lending Act.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The Industrial and Commercial Bank of China and its New York branch entered into a consent agreement with the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System ("FRB").
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
Over the last several weeks, two notable cases in federal court challenging certain aspects of the business model of marketplace lending companies headed down separate paths.
Duff and Phelps
In this edition of Regulatory Focus, Duff & Phelps provides a synopsis of the FCA's latest news and publications issued in January and February 2018.
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On Dec. 5, 2017, the Federal Trade Commission reached a settlement with three defendants who it alleged partook in deceptive, abusive and unfair debt collection practices ...
Troutman Sanders LLP
As we previously reported, Mick Mulvaney, acting interim director of the CFPB, announced a change to the CFPB's governing philosophy to focus on quantitative analysis to guide the Bureau's future regulatory and enforcement actions.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The "FATF Public Statement," which was published on November 3, 2017, identifies jurisdictions that are subject to its call for countermeasures or are subject to enhanced due diligence due to their strategic AML/CFT deficiencies.
Proskauer Rose LLP
On a daily basis, companies are announcing new developments on the adoption of blockchain in core business operations. However, many of these use cases present unique legal issues.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
An accounting firm agreed to pay nearly $150 million to the U.S. government to settle potential liability related to the audits of a failed mortgage lender.
Jones Day
On February 21, 2018, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network ("FinCEN") issued highly anticipated guidance affecting reporting obligations for U.S. financial institutions...
Troutman Sanders LLP
In a new article detailing its Stats for December 2017 and Year in Review, WebRecon presented data showing a slight decrease in the number of consumer litigation lawsuits filed in 2017 compared to other years.
Arnold & Porter
While closed-end real estate private equity funds (Real Estate Funds) are generally structured similarly to traditional private equity funds, there are several key differences.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Last week, the White House released to Congress its long-awaited infrastructure plan—a 53-page Legislative Outline for Rebuilding Infrastructure in America (the "Outline") ...
Shearman & Sterling LLP
The London Interbank Offered Rate (ICE LIBOR, often referred to colloquially as Libor) is an important interest rate benchmark.
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