by Edmund D. Harllee
On Monday, May 23, the Federal Reserve Board (the
"Board") issued proposed revisions to its Regulation E (Electronic Fund
Transfers) in order to implement changes required by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street
Reform and Consumer...
On April 3, the Federal Reserve Board ("Board") published
a final rule ("Rule") specifying when a financial company that may be made
subject to systemic regulation under Title I of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street
Accountability and Consumer...
On June 30, 2010,
the House adopted the conference report on H.R. 4173, the Dodd-Frank Wall
Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act ("Dodd-Frank Bill" or
"Bill"). The Senate is expected to follow suit when it returns from...
The Dodd-Frank Act contemplates the creation of a new
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) within the Federal Reserve. CFPB
would be responsible for consumer protection over financial products and
services offered by both banks and nonbanks, including...
This commentary reviews the provisions of the Dodd-Frank
Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act that are pertinent to the
insurance industry and opines on what those provisions portend for the
regulation of the insurance industry in the future...
MODERATOR: This is the LexisNexis Corporate and Securities Law Community Podcast presentations and interviews with leading attorneys and industry professionals. On this edition Richard Phillips and Mike Eisenberg on the Dodd-Frank Act.
Hedge funds were a key subject of debate during the passage of Dodd-Frank. While the funds were not tied to the causes of the market crisis, they do represent large pools of assets which can impact the market. Regulators frequently note that they have...
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Author: Brent J. Horton
In 2008 the housing bubble burst, and those financial companies that invested
in mortgage-backed securities (MBS) faced insolvency as their MBS became
Many of the provisions in the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act
merely provide for future regulatory framework. That it is in part true for the
changing definition of "accredited investor" under the Securities Act. The...
In the 1970s, the expression “future shock” made its way into common use. It started, of course, with Alvin Toffler’s hugely successful book with that phrase as its title. Like others, Toffler had observed the overwhelming effects on...
The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act represents the most sweeping overhaul of the US financial sector since the Great Depression. The Act will impact both the US and non-US business and activities of foreign banks, securities...
In many instances, the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act
merely set a framework for financial reform and left much of the heavy lifting
to the financial regulatory agencies. The SEC published their agenda for the implementation...
Identity theft is a serious problem. Title X of the
Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act increased the scope
of firms that would be subject to federal regulatory requirements on identity
theft rules. The Securities Exchange Commission...
by Edmund D. Harllee
Section 627 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act
repeals the prohibition against the payment of interest on demand deposits,
effective July 21, 2011.
On Thursday, July 14, 2011, the Federal Deposit...
In the wake of the financial crisis, mortgage-related
reforms enacted as part of the Dodd-Frank Act or established under the Basel
capital process have created four different classes of residential mortgage
loans that are entitled to some kind of favorable...