Troutman Sanders
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Announces Third Round of Public Comments for Mortgage Disclosure Forms

by Troutman Sanders CFPB Team In what has become one of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's (CFPB) signature regulatory initiatives - "Know Before You Owe" - the CFPB announced on July 28, 2011 that it would be conducting its third...

Ballard Spahr LLP
FinCEN Adopts Final Rule on Prepaid Access

by the Consumer Financial Services Group The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) has published in the Federal Register its long-awaited final rule on "prepaid access" (formerly known as "stored value"). The result was worth...

Doug Cornelius
Risk Retention and Funding Private Equity Deals

From Federal Reserve's Section 946 Risk Retention Study There is no doubt that securitization helped fuel the residential housing bubble that lead to the Great Panic of 2008. Lenders found ready buyers for their loan portfolios, could sell them...

Ferreira & Herbert
Servicios Financieros para Indocumentados?

por Oscar A. Herasme, Esq. , Ferreira & Herbert Law Group El tema de personas residiendo dentro de los EE.UU sin estado inmigratorio legal ha sido punto de debate politico por décadas. Aquellos que toman una posición pro-inmigración...

Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
SEC Revamps Investment Adviser Regulatory Scheme as Mandated by the Dodd-Frank Act July 22, 2011

by Cynthia Krus & Michael Koffler I. Introduction In response to the Congressional directives contained in Title IV of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the "Dodd Frank Act"), the U.S. Securities and Exchange...

Doug Cornelius
What is the SEC Looking For With Private Fund Managers

IA Watch published a few recent document request letters in connection with SEC examinations of investment advisers. One is a document request letter sent to a private fund manager ( subscription required; 7-day free trial available ). These are...