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FinCEN issues proposal to expand beneficial ownership identification requirements

  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 13 2012

On March 5, 2012, the Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network published in the Federal Register an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking pertaining to the development of a customer due diligence regulation that would be applicable to banks, brokers or dealers in securities, mutual funds and futures commission merchants which focuses on the collection of beneficial ownership information about accountholders

Federal Reserve Bank of New York acknowledges publication of CDS central counterparty legal analysis by industry participants

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 14 2009

On July 13, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York (FRBNY) issued a press release to acknowledge the publication by a group of 8 dealers and 8 buy-side market participants of a "cross-jurisdictional analysis of legal and regulatory issues facing credit default swap central counterparties (CDS CCPs) with respect to customer access to central clearing platforms."

Financial services legislative and regulatory update - October 17, 2011

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 17 2011

This past week saw the release of two major, much awaited, and significantly lobbied components of the implementation of the Dodd-Frank Act

Financial services legislative and regulatory update - November 7, 2011

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • European Union, USA
  • -
  • November 7 2011

Last week, the world‘s attention remained focused on the EU bailout of Greece as world markets continued to whipsaw in response to Greece‘s announcement that they would hold a national referendum on the bailout plan and then that it wouldn‘t

Financial services legislative and regulatory update - December 5, 2011

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • European Union, USA
  • -
  • December 5 2011

With Congress trying to resurrect its end of the year business from the smoldering ruins of the supercommittee, the other major story, was in Europe and whether the Eurozone could be saved and financial contagion could be mitigated

Financial Stability Oversight Council to hold first meeting on October 1

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 24 2010

Today, Treasury Secretary Geithner, who serves as chairperson to the Financial Stability Oversight Council, announced that the Council will hold its first meeting on October 1, 2010

Private Fund Update

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 3 2014

ACG holds its Third Annual Middle Market Public Policy Summit this Wednesday, February 5th in Washington, DC. Confirmed speakers include Senator

Reconciliation: a summary scorecard on regulatory reform (Part II)

  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 25 2010

For some weeks now, US Senate and House conferees have been involved in a delicate, but sometimes bareknuckled, process of reconciliation

June 10 deadline for clearing interest rate swaps

  • Bryan Cave LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 9 2013

All community banks that currently engage in interest rate swaps (or are considering doing so in the near future) should be aware of the June 10

An executive summary of the Dodd-Frank Financial Reform Act

  • Jenner & Block
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 2 2010

On July 15, 2010, the Senate joined the House of Representatives in passing the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 (the "Dodd-Frank Act" or the "Act"), widely described as the most ambitious reform of the financial sector since the Great Depression