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Capital One Settles Service Member Credit Violations For $12M

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - (Mealey's) Capital One Financial Corp. has agreed to pay $12 million to settle a suit brought by the U.S. Department of Justice alleging that it violated credit protections granted to U.S. military members by the Servicemembers...

Asher Bearman
Tax Changes Are Looming

Tax planning can be challenging at any time of year, but this year may be more challenging than normal. As with any presidential election year, there is a lot of legislative uncertainty leading into 2013. Adding even more fuel to the fire, there are a...

Yi Song
EB-5 Practice under the JOBS Act

Since the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (JOBS Act) was passed by Congress this past April, the EB-5 community has waited in anticipation for the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) to revise its rul es to remove the prohibition on general solicitation...

K & L Gates LLP
A Whole New Ball Game: “Systematically Important Financial Institution” Designations in the Dodd-Frank Paradigm

by Daniel F.C. Crowley, Bruce J Heiman, Rebecca H. Laird, Karishma Shah Page, Andres Gil and Collins R. Clark On April 3, 2012, the Financial Stability Oversight Council unanimously approved the release establishing final rules and guidelines for how...

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Chase to Pay $100M to Settle Interest Rate Increase Allegations

SAN FRANCISCO - (Mealey's) Chase Bank USA NA yesterday agreed to pay $100 million to settle claims that it increased interest rates on loan balances that were transferred to consumers' credit cards after it allegedly promised them a fixed rate...

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Capital One Reaches $210M Settlement of Deceptive Marketing Claims

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) Capital One Financial Corp. on July 18 reached a $210 million settlement with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) over its allegedly deceptive credit...