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U.S. imposes new trade sanctions on Russian and Ukrainian firms

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • Russia, Ukraine, USA
  • -
  • July 17 2014

The U.S. Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) announced new sanctions on July 16, 2014, that primarily target certain Russian financial

Making it easier to “amend-and-extend” syndicated loan agreements

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 19 2012

A relatively recent development has been appearing with increasing frequency in newly negotiated and completed loan agreements for deals involving a syndicated bank group of two or more lenders

BNP Paribas SA (“BNP”) has announced its agreement to pay US $8.97 billion and plead guilty to two criminal charges to settle claims regarding the conduct of business in Iran and other US- sanctioned countries

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 3 2014

On 30 June 2014 BNP pleaded guilty to one count of falsifying business records (in the first degree) and one count of conspiracy (in the second

Agencies issue FAQs on Volcker Rule (covered funds) and OCC issues interim Volcker Rule examination procedures

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 20 2014

Six months after issuing regulations to implement the Volcker Rule (the "Rule"), the Federal Reserve Board, the other federal bank regulators and the

Must financial institutions choose between pay for performance and avoiding compensation plan designs that may incentive risk taking?

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 29 2013

"Regulators Get Banks to Rein In Bonus Pay" read the headline on an article on page 1 of The Wall Street Journal last Tuesday. This article is among

FDIC unsafe and unsound order affirmed

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 7 2013

On December 26th, the Tenth Circuit affirmed a FDIC order requiring a bank to make certain capital, liquidity, and management changes. Frontier Bank

DTC extends end-of-day cut-off time for processing to the Federal Reserve

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 13 2010

On December 2nd, the SEC granted immediate effectiveness to The Depository Trust Company's proposed changes to its end-of-day settlement processing system, which controls and coordinates the settlement of Participant accounts and Settling Bank accounts on DTC's system

Financial services update January 8 2014 Securities and Exchange Commission

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 8 2014

On December 27th, the SEC published amendments required by the Dodd-Frank Act that eliminate references in certain of its rules and forms to credit

Negative equity

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 29 2010

On March 24th, the Sixth Circuit joined seven other federal appellate courts in holding that negative equity is included in a creditor's purchase money security interest and is not subject to a bankruptcy court's cramdown authority under Chapter 13 of the Bankruptcy Code

The recent ruling confirming the FTC’s authority to sue companies for cybersecurity failures: why this matters to the financial services industry

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 16 2014

For more than a decade, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") has investigated companies for maintaining what the FTC believes are unreasonable data