Category: Shows

Trade Personal Info for Benefits? This Will Depend, Survey Finds

Trade Personal Info for Benefits?  This Will Depend, Survey Finds New research finds Americans are willing under certain conditions to talk about private information for tangible benefits but they are frequently unhappy by what transpires with the data after they provide out. The Pew Research Center conducted market research in addition to online focus groups […]

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Texas Supreme Court Enforces Medical Criteria for Claims Involving Asbestos and Declares the Application of Chapter 90 Constitutional

Texas Supreme Court Enforces Medical Criteria for Claims Involving Asbestos and Declares the Application of Chapter 90 Constitutional In a 5–4 opinion issued in Union Carbide Corporation v. Daisy E. Synatzske et al. No. 12-0617 (Tex. July 3, 2014), the Texas Supreme Court held that Chapter 90 of the Texas Civil Practices and Remedies Code as applied […]

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Financial Regulatory Developments Focus – March 2015 #3

Financial Regulatory Developments Focus – March 2015 #3 In this issue: – US Federal Reserve Board Proposal Requiring Banking Organizations to Include Legal Entity Identifiers on Reporting Documents – Comptroller of the Currency Thomas Curry Testimony – European Banking Authority Updates Periodic Risk Dashboard – European Banking Authority Publishes Final Draft Implementing Technical Standards on […]

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April Fool’s – Not

April Fool’s – Not On April 1st, the Bureau issued updated exam procedures on the new TILA and RESPA rules.  They cover TILA RESPA Integrated Disclosures (applicable for exams after the August 2015 effective date), Higher-Priced Mortgage Loan Appraisals, Escrow Accounts, and Mortgage Servicing Requirements.  For more information on the new rules and their implementation, […]

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SEC Alleges LLC Names Were “Deceptively Similar”, But What Would The California SOS Do?

SEC Alleges LLC Names Were “Deceptively Similar”, But What Would The California SOS Do? Yesterday, the SEC announced that it had filed a complaint against a securities professional alleging that he had defrauded “two institutions he solicited to invest in a shell company he controlled whose name was deceptively similar to that of a legitimate […]

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CFTC Extends No-Action Relief to SEFs and DCMs from Certain CFTC Regulations for Correction of Errors

CFTC Extends No-Action Relief to SEFs and DCMs from Certain CFTC Regulations for Correction of Errors The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) extended the relief contained in CFTC Letter No. 15-24 that allowed swap execution facilities and designated contract markets to correct certain errors that would lead to a swap being rejected and considered […]

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