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#Badidea: JPMorgan Chase Stumbles on Twitter | OCC Releases Guidance on Banks’ Use of Independent Consultants for Enforcement Actions | FDIC Weighs in on Deposit Advance Products | FDCPA Can Apply to Creditors, 2nd Circuit Holds | CFPB Releases New Mortgage Disclosure Forms, Rule
Bank Can Be Liable Under California Law for Overdraft Fee Charge Ordering | FDIC Cautions Financial Institutions About D&O Insurance | CFPB Launches Rulemaking Process for Debt Collection | Underbanked Present Investment Opportunities
FDIC Cautions Financial Institutions About D&O Insurance | A Bit at a Time: Foothold in China Good News for Bitcoin | California to Banks: We Want You to Help Us Police Unlicensed Online Payday Lenders | Federal Regulators Address Ability-to-Repay Rule
Money Laundering on the Front Burner
What Many Foreign Banks and Community Banks Have in Common
FTC Looks To Ban Payment Methods Susceptible To Fraud
Federal Reserve Adopts Basel III for U.S. Banks
Staying on Top of Risk: Latest OCC Risk Perspective Highlights Regulatory Concerns for All Banks
Lessons from the Automated Electronic Checking Inc. Case
Confidential Investigations of Bank Activities
Key Provision of Regulation E Poised for Repeal: Manatt Instrumental in Legislative Efforts
Officer Liability for Bank Losses: The Jury Speaks
Key Takeaways From the Mortgage Bankers Association Convention
The Changing Capital Landscape for Community Banks
DOL Auditing Healthcare Plans for ACA Compliance
Banks at Risk: Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Allows Seizure of Customer Bank Accounts
Bye-Bye to the DFI
Regulatory Perils in the Fast-Growth World of Mobile Payment Apps
Stress Test Lite - Here's One for You!
Time to Put Your 10-K on a Diet: Banks Could Trim Much Boilerplate in 10-K "Sup & Reg" Sections
What's Fair is Fair for Bank Holding Companies: Using Fairness Hearings in Mergers to Avoid SEC Registration
CFPB Enforcement Actions Will Impact Community Banks
Will the Fed’s Approach to Large BHCs Trickle Down to All?
TalkingPoint: Developing A D&O Risk Management Strategy
Reaction to Credit Agencies Means More Compliance Costs
Cybersecurity and the Public Company: Keeping your Disclosures Safe and Sound
Best Practices for Corporate Governance
Director Loan Committees Are Special Targets of the FDIC
Community Bank Interests Are Not Addressed in Banking Media Coverage
FDIC v. Bank Directors: Where Do We Stand?
The Fed Settles the Debit Card Issue
Proposed Guidance on Stress Testing: A Valuable Reminder for All Community Banks
The Federal Reserve Begins Regulating Thrift Holding Companies
Risk-Retention Rules for Securitization of Mortgages and Other Financial Assets
Incentive-Based Compensation for the New Banking Environment
It’s Hard for Banks to Tell It Like It Is
Does Dodd-Frank Contain a Virus for Private Equity Investments in Banks?
Dodd-Frank and Reconsidering Financial Holding Company Status
The Future of The Federal Thrift Charter
Congress Passes Financial Reform Bill Impacting The Card Processing Business
The Dodd-Frank Act Will Open All States To Interstate De Novo Branching
The Current Regulatory Environment and its Impact on Bank Directors
Private Equity + Real Estate Capital = A Good Marriage For Banks
Limits on Creditors Rights Title Insurance Coverage
Impact of New Credit Card Rules on Marketers
Executive Compensation Issues to Consider During Proxy Season
"Say on Pay" for TARP Recipients
Is There a New Three Strikes Rule for Some California Banks?
CRE Workout Guidance – Pray and Delay No Longer Works
“Private Equity” are Still Scary Words at the FDIC
Is Half a PPIP Better than None?
California Registered Warrants
Treasury Issues Interim Final Rules for Recipients of TARP Funds
CLIENT ALERT: California Supreme Court Issues Opinion in Miller v. Bank of America
Stress and the Smaller Banks: PPIP or Merge?
Today’s Bank Regulatory Enforcement Landscape—Tough Disclosure Issues And Unintended Consequences?
Mark-To-Market Accounting Change – What Does It Mean?
From Toxic Assets to Legacy Loans or How to Stop Worrying and Love the FDIC Program
Out with the Old, In with the New: Manatt Table Compares the Terms of Treasury's New Capital Assistance Program with the Earlier Capital Purchase Program
First Private Bank & Trust Announcement
Executive Compensation Limits Redux
Financial Stability Plan
New Round of Executive Compensation Restrictions for Banks
Ninth Circuit Holds That a Fixed Fee Is Not Precomputed Interest Under the Federal Refund Law
Another Tool, Another Tack
Treasury Posts New Term Sheet for Non-Publicly Traded Financial Institutions
So You Have Applied to Treasury under the Capital Purchase Program . . . Now What Do You Have to Do?
The Common Thread
Opting Out of the Temporary Liquidity Guarantee Program: Not for the Faint of Heart
Treasury Shines A Light
TARP 30-Day Report Card
Merging is Good . . .
Update on TARP Activities
U.S. Treasury Provides Guidance on Capital Purchase Program
Executive Compensation Restrictions Under the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008
As The Dust Settles . . .
Capital Purchase Program | Restrictions on Executive Compensation | Temporary Liquidity Guarantee Program Systemically Significant Failing Institutions | Commercial Paper Funding Facility
Joint Statement by Treasury, Federal Reserve, and FDIC
Interim Assistant Secretary for Financial Stability Neel Kashkari Remarks before the Institute of International Bankers
Congress Passes Economic Rescue Provisions - Key Decisions Left to Treasury
Senate Passes Rescue Provisions - Support in House Unclear
The Federal Reserve Posts "Capital Welcome!" Sign and Opens the Gate a Little Wider for Noncontrolling Investments in Banks by Private Equity Firms and Others
The Implications of the Federal Bailout Legislation
Manatt Closes One Of The First Loan Portfolio Sales In The Current Market: Lessons Learned On How To Manage A Transaction In Today's Environment
A Stark Change: New Regulations Will Require the Restructuring of Many Hospital-Physician Arrangements
Current Issues in Executive Compensation and Benefits
Increased Foreign Investments in U.S. Banks
Planning for Success in Changing Markets
Manatt Partners Provide Insight at Bankers Conference
Fannie And Freddie Loan Limit Temporarily Increased
Subprime Loan Modifications and Tax Implications
Secondary Mortgage Market: Will The Mortgage Rate Freeze Proposal Kill The Market?
Regulation R: The Tug And Pull Over The Push-Out Rule Is Finally Over
Abu Dhabi Investment In Citigroup Raises An Unresolved Bank Holding Company Act Issue
Starting a New Stock Repurchase Program or Expanding an Existing Stock Repurchase Program: A Primer for Banks and Bank Holding Companies
To Banking Clients With Equity-Based Incentive Plans
Regulators Issue New Collection and Additional Q&A's on CRA Compliance. Also, CRA Advice to Growing and Acquisitive Banks: Size Matters!
Proposed Rule 144 Overhaul Breathes Fresh Air into Unregistered Sales of Securities
U.S. Supreme Court Rules That Federal Law Preempts State Regulation Of National Bank Operating Subsidiaries
Don't Buy A Class Action Lawsuit When Buying Subprime Loans
The New Markets Tax Credits Program Offers Much to Banks in Addition to the Community Development it Finances
Regulators Move on Teaser Rate Mortgages; Lenders Move Away from the Subprime Market; Many Option-ARM Homeowners Face Foreclosure and Moving from Their Homes—Headlines Cause Wild Movements in the Stock Markets
Uncertificated Securities – New Rules For Direct Registration System
Remodel and Rekindle Revenue from Older Branch Properties?
Changes in California Corporate Law: Option for Majority Voting in Director Elections for Listed Corporations Which Have Eliminated Cumulative Voting
The Still Growing Problem of Data Breach and Identity Theft
Update on Revised Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code
OCC Publishes New Action Settlement Notification Requirements
Federal Account Disclosure Regulations Held Not To Preempt California’s Unfair Competition Law
A Call For Contractual Jury Waivers In California
New Rules Require Insurance Companies to Comply With Anti-Money Laundering Requirements
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Forum Follow-Up
Proposed Expanded Federal Preemption for State Banks
Banking is a Risky Business — FDIC Adds Stroke-of-the-Pen Policy Risk, But OCC Allows Revenue Loss Risks to be Hedged
SEC Enacts Major Securities Act Reforms
Banking And The “ph Factor”
Contractual Jury Trial Waivers Invalidated in California State Courts
SEC Approved Groundbreaking Securities Act Reform
Class Arbitration Waivers in Consumer Contracts May Be Unenforceable in California | States May Indirectly Limit Federal “Exportation” Preemption
A Cautionary Note in Performing Lien Searches: Federal Tax Liens Do Not Need to Perfectly Identify the Taxpayer.
Trust In The IPO Process
Individual Retirement Accounts and Bankruptcy – Part Two
Scoreboard: Lenders 2, Borrowers 1
Classification of Bank Commercial Credit Exposures
New California Privacy and Security Laws Impose Nationwide Compliance Obligations (and Litigation Risks)
Supreme Court Clarifies IRA Exemption In Bankruptcy Cases
California Court Of Appeal Reaffirms That Banks Owe No Duty To Non-Depositors
Bankruptcy Bill Will Make Broken System Fair
Managing Illegal Insider Trading Risk - Yes, Martha's Back, but She Did Trade and She Did Go To Prison!
Accounting Is King
California Supreme Court Rejects Local Regulation of Predatory Lending
Five More Banks Settle Over NorVergence Contracts
OTS and FDIC Action: A Slap-in-the-Face for Ernst & Young and a Warning to Other CPA Firms
IRS Publishes Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Guidance
Congress Makes Drastic Changes To Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Rules
New Federal Reserve Rating System for Bank Holding Companies: Just an Updated Letter Formula to Capture Current Examination Practices?
California law barring lenders from engaging in harassing debt collection practices not preempted by federal regulations. | Banks may not offset governmental benefits directly deposited into bank accounts against charges for overdrafts and nonsufficient fund fees.
Proposition 64 Passes, Limiting Private Unfair Competition Lawsuits in California
Beware of Phishing Scams in Your E-mail Inbox!
NASD To Require CEO Compliance Certification For Member Organizations and Designation of Chief Compliance Officer
The Emerging Role of Private Equity in Middle-Market Bank Acquisitions
SEC Proposes New Bank Broker Rules
Shared appreciation loan made by bank to a partnership was not usurious.
Trust Preferred Securities Still Eligible for Tier 1 Capital Treatment; New Rules are a Compromise
Outstanding CRA Compliance is at Best a Shield and not a Safe Harbor for M&A Applications
Right of Setoff May Affect Sales Treatment of Loan Participations
Guidance Issued on Unfair or Deceptive Acts or Practices by State-Chartered Banks
How Many Bankruptcy Lawyers Does it Take to ... ?
A new case from the California Court of Appeal in San Francisco has cast doubt on the validity of a common provision in loan agreements and other bank documents |Validity and Enforceability of Contractual Venue Selection Clauses Under California Law
California Franchise Tax Board Attacks REITs and RICs
Proposed Rules Promulgated by the Federal Reserve Board to Establish More Uniform Disclosure Standards under the Consumer Protection Regulations
Fair And Accurate Credit Transactions Act Of 2003
Exemption From The California Lending Licensing Requirements For Certain Venture Capital Bridge Loans
Anti-Money Laundering Program Requirements May Affect Real Estate Industry
SB 186 – Unsolicited Commercial E-mail Advertisements in and to California.
Trust Preferred Securities Could Be Affected By FIN 46
Risk Weight For Tax Refund Loans
California Trial Court Throws Out Lawsuit Challenging Wholesale Lender Payments To Mortgage Brokers
California Insurance Commissioner Concludes That A “Lien Protection Policy” Is Title Insurance And Not Mortgage Guaranty Insurance
California Franchise Tax Board Targets Regulated Investment Companies For Audit
Know Your Customer and Know Your Customer’s Business – Is That Where We Are Heading?
California Data Security Disclosure Law
Kmart Sues A “Critical Vendor” Seeking The Return Of $49 Million Paid Pursuant To A Bankruptcy Court Order
U. S. Postal Service Notifies Banks That It Will Charge Back All Domestic Postal Money Orders Which have Been Negotiated on Foreign Soil
California Supreme Court Holds That Stockholders May Maintain An Action For Fraud Or Negligent Misrepresentation Against Public Corporations When The Stockholders Hold Their Stock In Reliance Upon False Statements Made By The Company In Public Disclosures Or Periodic Reports, Provided That The Stockholders Allege Actual, Specific Reliance On The Public Statements
Insured Depositories Are Brought Under The SEC Auditor Independence Rules That Also Govern Their Holding Companies Which May Require Reorganization Of Internal Auditing Functions
Ninth Circuit Issues Another Opinion Supporting Legality Of Yield Spread Premiums Litigation Involving Alleged Deceptive Practices In Connection With Credit Cards Allowed To Proceed Federal Reserve Issues Final Updated Commentary To Regulation Z
Wire Transfer Case of Interest
Federal Court Permits Wells Fargo Subsidiary To Continue Mortgage Lending In California Based On Status As Operating Subsidiary Of National Bank But Also Allows California Regulator To Proceed With Revoking Subsidiary's State Licenses.
Disciplinary Action Against Accountants And Accounting Firms
Credit Card Activation FRB Announces Statistical Sampling FTC Settles with Deceptive Gold Card Marketers Local Ban on ATM Fees Does Not Apply to National Banks ICBA Joins FDIC’s Money Smart Alliance Program No Need for Banks to Replenish Bank Insurance Fund Visa/MasterCard Antitrust Litigation
Credit Card Activation | FRB Announces Statistical Sampling
Bank fees -- still a bargain
Banks warned about covenants associated with supervisory actions in securitization documents
2002 Financial Institutions Law
Annual interest rates reduced for certain credit card holders
ABA – Community bank competition
Banking agencies issue rules on nonfinancial equity investments
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