On July 9, 2021, President Biden signed an “Executive Order on Promoting Competition in the American Economy.”
When Michael Hsu became acting U.S. Comptroller of the Currency earlier this month, banking industry experts predicted a shift away from the aggressive innovation pushed by fintech-friendly Brian Brooks, who resigned as the Biden administration prepared to take the reins.
On January 19, 2021, the Small Business Administration (SBA) published new Loan Forgiveness Requirements and Loan Review Procedures pursuant to an Interim Final Rule, or IFR (the PPP Forgiveness IFR).
Members of the Manatt financial services team share guidance about the FDIC’s recently adopted final rule for an industrial bank application process.
As we prepare to put 2020 in the rearview mirror, many of us will not have fond memories of the year.
What can we really say about 2020?—a year more unique than any year we can remember.
On November 10, the Supreme Court is scheduled to hear oral arguments in California v. Texas—formerly referred to as Texas v. United States—a case challenging the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
On September 1, 2020, the Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division (the Division) announced that it is seeking public comment on whether revisions should be made to its 1995 Bank Merger Competitive Review Guidelines (the Banking Guidelines) or its competitive analysis of bank mergers more ...
In its Final Rule issued on August 26, 2020, a divided Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) expanded the group of individuals and entities permitted to invest in private securities by amending the definitions of “accredited investor” and “qualified institutional ...
On August 3, 2020, the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) issued a new joint statement of principles for banks to consider while working with their loan customers as the end of COVID-19 initial loan accommodation periods wind down.