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Why Fair and Responsible Banking Risk Assessments Are Important For Non-Mortgage Business Lines

by Benjamin P. Saul, Amanda M. Raines and Ann D. Wiles In response to heightened regulatory and enforcement scrutiny of non-mortgage consumer credit, this Emerging Issues Analysis addresses important considerations for conducting fair and responsible...

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Foreclosure Settlement Funds Not All Going Toward Homeowner Relief

When states reached a $25 billion settlement in March with five of the nation's largest mortgage lenders over charges they improperly processed foreclosures, it was hailed as the biggest government-industry accord since the multi-state tobacco...

Corporate and Securities Law Community Staff
Managing the Risks Posed to Mutual Fund Industry Participants by Increasing Litigation and Regulatory Enforcement Activity

Over the last ten years, the far-reaching examination of the trading practices of the mutual fund industry, numerous enforcement actions by the SEC against prominent broker-dealers and fund complexes, and scores of civil lawsuits resulted in very significant...

Yi Song
EB-5 Practice under SEC Proposed Rules to Implement the JOBS Act

Regional Centers [1] lawfully raise capital within the EB-5 Program [2] pursuant to one or more exemptions from registration set forth in the United States securities laws. The most commonly utilized exemptions in EB-5 offerings are Regulation D ...

Asher Bearman
IRS Proposes Major Revisions to Circular 230

The IRS issued a notice recently that proposes some major revisions to Circular 230. The notice would change the way disclaimer footers are displayed in attorney communications, possibly eliminating the need for them altogether. Following are some...

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Arina Shulga
VC Investment Trends

According to an article in Crain's NY, most of VC investments made during the second quarter of 2012 went to California companies. Out of $2.1 billion in total, only $30 million was invested in New York startups, whereas California companies received...