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Senate financial regulatory reform

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 2 2010

As efforts to produce a bipartisan deal on sweeping financial regulatory reform legislation inch forward, Senator Bob Corker (R-TN) offered an alternative proposal that aims to end the impasse over one of the legislation's most controversial issues - consumer financial protection

Proposed Financial Crisis Responsibility Fee could affect large insurers

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 3 2010

President Obama's proposed Financial Crisis Responsibility Fee, which he unveiled last month, has been included in the 2011 budget proposal released on Monday, February 1, 2010

House Financial Services Committee hearing schedule - February 2010

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 1 2010

As you know, Congress and the Obama administration have placed significant focus this year upon reform of the financial services industry

What Dodd’s retirement may mean for financial regulatory overhaul

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 8 2010

Wednesday’s announcement that Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee Chairman Christopher Dodd (D-CT) will retire and not seek reelection in 2010 will surely have an impact on the large-scale financial regulatory overhaul effort he is currently shepherding through the Committee

Unscrambling the Gramm-Leach-Bliley omelet

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 23 2009

Sen. John McCain, R-Arizona, and Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Washington, proposed on December 16, 2009 rebuilding the barriers separating commercial banks, investment banks and insurers established under the Depression Era Glass-Steagall Act

Details of House-passed financial regulatory reform legislation

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 14 2009

On Friday, the House passed its 1,200 page package of nine bills to reform the U.S. financial regulatory system by a vote of 223-202

House committee completes action on financial regulatory reform legislation, stage set for floor vote next week

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 3 2009

The House Financial Services Committee completed its work on a large scale financial regulatory overhaul on Wednesday, when the committee voted to approve the final piece of the Administration’s reform proposal systemic risk legislation

House Financial Services Committee and Treasury Department release Financial Stability Improvement Act of 2009

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 9 2009

On October 27, 2009, the House Financial Services Committee and the Treasury Department released draft legislation, titled the Financial Stability Improvement Act of 2009 (the "Bill"), to address systemic risk issues, particularly in connection with financial institutions that are considered "too big to fail."

P&C insurers to submit copies of consumer notices in connection with credit scoring to New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • October 5 2009

On April 26, 2004, the New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance (“NJDBI”) issued Bulletin No. 04-05 advising property & casualty insurers that they may use credit scoring in determining an insured’s rate provided that consumer protection measures are established, including, but not limited to providing rate, underwriting and classification exceptions for consumers whose credit information has been directly influenced by extraordinary life events, such as a serious illness, temporary loss of employment, divorce or identity theft, to name a few

Financial regulatory reform outlook

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 1 2009

Though currently shadowed by healthcare reform efforts that have dominated the congressional schedule this fall, the push to enact a financial regulatory overhaul has been making steady progress in Congress