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'40 Act Leeway For Mortgage REITS And Others
The SEC Investment Management Division published a no-action letter on August 15 addressed to Redwood Trust that provides a certain degree of Section 3(c)(5)(C) compliance leeway for mortgage REITs and mortgage bankers.
United States
21 Aug 2019
SIFMA LIBOR Transition Briefing: Transition To Alternative Reference Rates - Key Takeaways
Spread adjustment consultation forthcoming in second half of 2019.
United States
31 Jul 2019
LIBOR Transition: Takeaways From The Benchmark Rates Series Benchmark Rates Forum New York
Presenters at the Benchmark Rates Forum from KPMG, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, NatWest Markets, Wells Fargo, JP Morgan, TD Securities, RBS, Santander, Société Générale, UBS, the
United States
8 Jul 2019
LIBOR . . . Coming To An End?
Orrick lawyers authored an article titled "LIBOR . . . Coming to an End?" discussing the transition to the post-LIBOR era, with focus on legacy contracts that reference LIBOR.
United States
13 Jun 2019
Federal Regulators Issue Key Guidance On Fintech Issues
On July 30, the U.S. Department of the Treasury ("Treasury") and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency ("OCC") provided important guidance on a broad range of issues confronting the fintech...
United States
9 Aug 2018
CFPB Issues Final Arbitration Rule – Who Is Covered And How Does It Affect Your Business?
The CFPB, after entertaining numerous comments, issued its final arbitration rule on Monday, July 10.
United States
22 Aug 2017
Association Of State Regulators Sues To Enjoin OCC's Fintech Special-Purpose National Bank Charters
Last week, a group of state regulators, the Conference of State Bank Supervisors ("CSBS"), filed suit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia seeking to enjoin the "OCC")...
United States
10 May 2017
United States
4 May 2017
Banks Seek Judgment That Loans Facilitated By Online Platforms Are Exempt From Colorado's Lending Laws
In the last two weeks, WebBank and Cross River Bank—federally insured banks chartered in Utah and New Jersey, respectively—filed separate federal court actions (WebBank Complaint; Cross River Bank Complaint) against the Administrator of Colorado's Uniform Consumer Credit Code, seeking declaratory and injunctive relief.
United States
18 Apr 2017
Comptroller Of The Currency Tom Curry Discusses Fintech Charters
In his remarks at the LendIt Conference in New York, Comptroller of the Currency Tom Curry discussed the special purpose national bank charters to be granted by the OCC to fintech companies...
United States
16 Mar 2017
European Commission Publishes Consultation Paper On Capital Markets Union (CMU) Mid-Term Review
The European Commission published a paper (dated January 20, 2017) requesting feedback and general input on revisions to the CMU action plan.
European Union
31 Jan 2017
National Bank Charters For Fintech Companies
With these remarks, Comptroller of the Currency Thomas J. Curry announced on December 2 that the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency ("OCC") would move forward with considering applications...
United States
16 Dec 2016
Georgia Supreme Court Rejects Attempts To Narrow State Payday Lending Act
Last week, in Western Sky Financial v. State of Georgia, the Georgia Supreme Court issued a decision rejecting challenges to the state's Payday Lending Act (the "Act").
United States
15 Nov 2016
OCC Issues Responsible Innovation Framework
The OCC announced that it will establish an office "dedicated to responsible innovation and implement a formal framework...
United States
9 Nov 2016
SIFMA Sends Comment Letters To FHFA On Credit Risk Transfer
SIFMA, along with the Association of Mortgage Investors and the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts, and separately along with the ABA, AMI, HPC, MBA, and SFIG...
United States
2 Nov 2016
D.C. Circuit Strikes Down CFPB Leadership Structure
On October 11, 2016 the D.C. Circuit in PHH Corporation v. CFPB, No. 15-1177, struck down the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's (CFPB) leadership structure as unconstitutional.
United States
19 Oct 2016
Rejecting "True Lender" Arguments, California District Court Dismisses Claims Against Student Loan Servicers
This past Thursday, September 22, a federal district court in the Central District of California dismissed an action raising usury claims against several student loan servicers...
United States
28 Sep 2016
OCC Discusses Marketplace Lending
On September 13, 2016, Comptroller of the Currency Thomas J. Curry discussed marketplace lending's risks and associated policy questions. He delivered his remarks at the inaugural Marketplace Lending Policy Summit
United States
21 Sep 2016
Agencies Publish Study On Banking Activities And Investments Under Dodd-Frank
FDIC and OCC released a report detailing activities and investments that banking entities may engage in under state and federal law.
United States
14 Sep 2016
Arguing That Cashcall Was The "True Lender", CFPB Successfully Challenges High Interest Loan Program
On August 31, a federal district court in California ruled in favor of the U.S. CFPB on the application of "true lender" principles in the context of a tribal lending arrangement.
United States
12 Sep 2016
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