Commentary on Dodd-Frank Act, Title XIV - Anti-Predatory Lending Provisions for Residential Mortgage Loans

In this Analysis, Stephen Ornstein, Matthew Yoon, and John Holahan, of SNR Denton, discuss the anti-predatory lending provisions of the historic Dodd-Frank Act. Prescribing a host of new standards for residential mortgage loans, Title XIV is one of the most far-reaching provisions of the bill, creating...

Podcast: The Volcker Rule and the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act - The Impact on Banking and the Securities Market

On this edition, Derek Bush of Cleary Gottlieb and Mark Perlow of K&L Gates discuss the Dodd-Frank Act and the Volcker Rule and its impact on securities markets and the banking industry. They discuss what banks will and won't be able to do, including restrictions on banks in the private fund...

Howard Schweitzer, Former TARP COO, Reflects on the TARP Program and the Global Financial Crisis

Howard Schweitzer of Cozen O'Conner gave the keynote presentation at the HB Litigation Conferences seminar titled "Regulation of International Business: Important Considerations for Insurance & Reinsurance" on Sept. 23, 2010, in Washington, DC. Schweitzer provides strategic advisory...

Why Fannie and Freddie Were Culprits in the Great Recession

On October 4, 2008, Charles Duhigg in the Sunday edition of the New York Times wrote the following article. “ Shortly after he became chief executive, Mr. Mudd traveled to the California offices of Angelo R. Mozilo , the head of Countrywide Financial, then the nation’s largest mortgage...