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Assets in foreign branches off limits to domestic judgment creditors

  • Bracewell & Giuliani LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 29 2014

New York's high court announced last week that banking institutions with branches in New York are shielded from judgment creditors attempting to

IRS issues audit directive on worthless debt deductions for banks and bank affiliates

  • Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 29 2014

The Large Business and International Division (“LBI”) at the IRS issued an audit directive (the “Directive”) to its revenue agents relating to bad

FinCEN rulings designate certain virtual currency businesses as money transmitters

  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 29 2014

On October 27, 2014, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network ("FinCEN") issued two administrative rulings regarding virtual currency. The first

Bank capital plans and stress tests

  • Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 29 2014

On October 16, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (the “Federal Reserve”) issued its summary instructions and guidance(the “CCAR

Plan to knock down language barrier for financial services

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 29 2014

The Census Bureau says about 24 million people in the United States identify themselves as not speaking English "very well," according to a recent

CFPB CIDs: line up the ducks!

  • Sirote & Permutt PC
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  • USA
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  • October 28 2014

In a previous post, we reviewed the CFPB’s Civil Investigative Demand (CID) authority. Because of the remarkably short response period and very broad

“Separate entity” rule alive and well in New York

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 28 2014

In a much anticipated decision, New York's highest court, the Court of Appeals, confirmed on October 23, 2014, that the so-called "separate entity"

Privacy policies going digital: the CFPB’s final rule ditches requirement to distribute annual paper copies

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 28 2014

On October 20, 2014, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) announced that it had finalized a rule that alters the way that financial

Recent appellate decisions limit access to customer assets held at foreign bank branches

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 28 2014

On October 23, 2014, the New York Court of Appeals held for the first time that, under New York law, the "separate entity" rule prevents a court from

Loan officer’s statements about lien priority in home mortgage transaction do not give rise to borrower’s claims for breach of fiduciary duty and negligent misrepresentation against lender

  • Spencer Fane Britt & Browne LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 28 2014

The North Carolina Supreme Court recently analyzed whether a loan officer owes a borrower a fiduciary duty in a home mortgage transaction. Dallaire v