• 08.03.17

    OCC Report Highlights Top Risks for Banks

    What are the top risk areas for national banks and federal savings associations?

  • 08.03.17

    Manatt Hosts Panel on Changes, Challenges in Financial Industry

    At a recent event hosted by the Washington Business Journal and Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP, partner Joseph Passaic shared his thoughts on issues ranging from the impact of the Dodd-Frank Act to potential changes presented by the pending Financial CHOICE Act to the challenges of financial ...

  • 08.03.17

    Will the CFPB’s Arbitration Rule Survive?

    As previously reported, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released its new rule prohibiting the use of mandatory arbitration clauses that foreclose group lawsuits. 

  • 08.03.17

    Will the CFPB’s Arbitration Rule Survive?

    As previously reported, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released its new rule prohibiting the use of mandatory arbitration clauses that foreclose group lawsuits.

  • 08.03.17

    U.K. to Ban Gender Stereotypes in Ads

    Gender stereotypes in advertising will be banned as a result of new guidelines that will be promulgated by the main advertising regulators in the United Kingdom and go into effect in 2018.

  • 08.03.17

    DFS Provides Answers to Cybersecurity FAQs

    Hoping to provide greater clarity to financial institutions subject to its new cybersecurity requirements, New York’s Department of Financial Services (DFS) published a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document to assist those institutions as the Aug. 28, 2017, compliance deadline looms.

  • 08.01.17

    DOMINICAN REPUBLIC—Potential New Conditions for CDEEE-Related PPAs for Renewables

    Last May, the Corporación Dominicana de Empresas Eléctricas Estatales (CDEEE), the governmental entity required by law (Law No. 57-07 of Renewable Energy Incentives and Special Regimes and related Regulations) to enter into power purchase agreements (PPAs) with developers of renewable energy ...

  • 07.31.17

    Fast Intro to Cryptocurrency

    What is cryptocurrency? This is an important question to address because it is a digital technology that is quietly transforming our financial landscape in a very big way.

  • 07.31.17

    Union Posters Crossed the Line, Eighth Circuit Rules

    A group of Jimmy John’s workers lost the protection of the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) with a disloyal poster campaign, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit ruled, refusing to enforce the order of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) that the employer ran afoul of the ...

  • 07.31.17

    Supreme Court Limits SEC’s Disgorgement Power

    On June 5, 2017, the Supreme Court held in Kokesh v. SEC that the five-year statute of limitations found in 28 U. S. C. §2462 with respect to actions for civil monetary penalties applies equally to actions for disgorgement.