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Volcker: the final rule

  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 20 2013

On December 10, 2013, the five agencies principally responsible for banking and financial market regulation in the United States (the Agencies)1

California litigation report

  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 9 2013

As we head into the new year, this edition of the California Litigation Report describes some significant business cases that are likely to be decided by

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau requests comment on which non-bank companies should be directly supervised under the Dodd-Frank Act

  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 30 2011

On June 23, 2011, the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (the “CFPB”) issued a notice and request for comment (“Notice”) on defining the non-bank entities that will be subject to CFPB supervision as “larger participants” in a market for consumer financial products or services (the “Rule”) under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 (the “Dodd-Frank Act” or the “Act”

FDIC issues notice of proposed rulemaking regarding certain orderly liquidation authority provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act

  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 23 2011

On March 15, 2011, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation ("FDIC") issued a notice of proposed rulemaking ("NPR") to implement certain orderly liquidation authority ("OLA") provisions of Title II of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the "Dodd-Frank Act"

Interim FDIC rule regarding orderly liquidation of covered financial companies

  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 24 2011

On January 18, 2011, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation ("FDIC") approved an interim final rule ("Interim Rule"), with request for comments, to implement certain provisions of Title II of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the "Dodd-Frank Act"

New regulations target non-U.S. financial institutions with ties to Iran

  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • -
  • Iran, USA
  • -
  • August 20 2010

On August 16, 2010, the U.S.Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) issued the Iranian Financial Sanctions Regulations (IFSR) to implement the Comprehensive Iran Sanctions Accountability, and Divestment Act (CISADA), enacted on July 1, 2010

Senate passes Financial Regulation Reform Bill by a 59 to 39 vote; Conference Committee to address major differences with House Bill

  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 24 2010

On May 20, 2010, by a vote of 59 to 39, with four Republicans joining 53 Democrats and the Senate's two independents, the US Senate passed S 3217, entitled the "Restoring American Financial Stability Act of 2010" (herein the "Senate Bill" or the "Bill"

Senator Dodd’s updated regulatory reform bill leaves committee with numerous Democratic amendments; Republicans withdraw and reserve amendments for further debate on the Senate floor

  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 26 2010

On March 15, 2010, Senator Chris Dodd (D-CT), Chairman of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs (the "Committee"), introduced a 1,336 page bill entitled "Restoring American Financial Stability Act of 2010" (the "Bill"

Administration releases proposed legislation to establish Consumer Financial Protection Agency

  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 7 2009

On June 30, 2009, the Obama administration released proposed legislation (the "Consumer Financial Protection Agency Act," or, the "CFPA Act") that would create an independent federal agency, the Consumer Financial Protection Agency (the "Agency"), to regulate the provision of financial products and services to consumers

The administration’s financial regulatory reform proposals

  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 18 2009

On June 17, 2009, the Obama administration outlined its much-anticipated framework for financial regulatory reform (the "Financial Reform Plan" or "Plan") in its release "Financial Regulatory Reform, A New Foundation: Rebuilding Financial Supervision and Regulation" and the accompanying fact sheets