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Congress Moves To Address Cannabis Banking Reform
House Democrats have introduced bipartisan legislation to address the conflict between states that have legalized cannabis within their borders for medical and/or personal use, and federal law,
United States
30 May 2019
Modernization Of Fintech Regulation: Analyzing State Regulatory Solutions For Banks And Nonbanks
State-chartered banks and non-banks alike face a challenging 50-state regulatory regime when offering interstate internet banking and financial services
United States
28 May 2019
Bitcoin And Cryptocurrency Negotiability Is An Uncertain Landscape
Many mainstream businesses are beginning to accept Bitcoin and other virtual "currencies" as a form of payment.
United States
28 May 2019
It May Be Foul, But There Is No Harm: Not All Mistakes Have Dire Consequences Under UCC Article 9
It is an understatement to say that questionable collateral descriptions in Uniform Commercial Code ("UCC") financing statements have spawned much litigation over many years.
United States
19 Mar 2019
Fair Debt Collection Practices Act & Student Loan Servicing Licensing
The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) (15 USC 1692 et seq.), which became effective in March 1978, was designed to eliminate abusive, deceptive, and unfair debt collection practices.
United States
17 Jan 2019
FinCEN Exempts Certain Rollovers, Renewals, Modifications And Extensions From Beneficial Ownership Rules
On September 7, 2018, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued Ruling FIN-2018-R003 (the "Ruling") to exempt covered financial institutions (CFIs) from the requirement...
United States
18 Oct 2018
SEC Denies Applications For ETFs: Will Traditional Wall Street Banks Step In?
In August, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) rejected nine separate applications to list Bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs).
United States
28 Sep 2018
Traversing A Muddy Field: Key Reminders For Banks Considering Ag Lending
Ag banking and lending are tricky fields and require a more specialized approach than other borrowing populations.
United States
28 Sep 2018
Dodd Frank Rollback Law Provides Regulatory Relief For Community Banks – Part 3: Miscellaneous Regulatory Relief Provisions
In May, President Trump signed into law the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act (the "Act").
United States
11 Jul 2018
Amended Current Federal Laws Bring Changes For Higher Education Institutions
In late May, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act (aka Bill S.2155) was signed into law.
United States
9 Jul 2018
OCC's Call For Study Of Separation Of Banking And Commerce: Revisited Topic With A New Twist
According to Acting Comptroller of the Currency Ken Noreika, the time is right to reconsider the U.S. policy of limiting the ability of banking and commercial businesses to mix together.
United States
16 Nov 2017
Appellate Court Upholds Creditors' Ability To Charge Interest On Written Off Accounts
On August 29, 2017, the Missouri Court of Appeals rejected a borrower's claim that this practice violates the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA).
United States
7 Sep 2017
New York Stiffens Data Protection Regs
New York has once again positioned itself as a leader among states by recently implementing one of the most detailed and stringent data security regulations to date.
United States
10 May 2017
2nd Circuit Hears Data Breach Argument: Is Fear Of Harm Sufficient For Article III Standing?
The 2nd Circuit recently heard oral argument in Whalen v. Michael Stores, Inc., No. 16-260, a data breach case involving credit card data.
United States
13 Apr 2017
Recent Settlements Highlight Plaintiff Pitfalls In Data Breach Cases
In a recent post, we discussed how plaintiff class members who have not suffered financial harm as a result of a data breach face challenges meeting the Article III standing requirement...
United States
12 Apr 2017
OCC Won't Allow Fintech National Bank Charters For Commercial Firms, Addressing Potential Walmart Fintech Bank Concerns
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency issued guidance this week stating that it will not approve any fintech national bank application that would "inappropriately commingle banking and commerce,"...
United States
29 Mar 2017
President Trump's Call To ‘Rationalize' Federal Financial Regulation Could Impact U.S. Dual Banking System
As a prelude to "doing a big number on Dodd Frank," President Trump issued an Executive Order February 3 designating "core principles" of financial regulation...
United States
24 Feb 2017
New Missouri Law Legalizes Prize-Based Savings Promotion Programs
Late last year, a new Missouri law went into effect that allows banks and credit unions to sponsor certain savings promotion programs for their customers.
United States
15 Feb 2017
Fintech: Internet Banking Across State Borders Triggers Compliance Challenges For State Banks
Banks of all sizes have been using Internet delivery systems since the 1990s to interact with customers in the marketing and delivery of banking products and services.
United States
27 Jan 2017
Is Venture Debt Right For Your Start-Up Or Growth-Stage Company?
Start-up and growth-stage companies rely heavily on invested capital to fund operations, develop product and scale.
United States
25 Jan 2017
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