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Financial services legislative and regulatory update
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • May 13 2013

What had been a relatively quiet week, where until Friday it seemed like the biggest news was that Treasury Secretary Jack Lew was working on his


Financial services legislative and regulatory issues update May 20
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • May 20 2013

The conflation of three scandals clearly tainted President Obama with The Washington Post’s “Worst Week in Washington” award last week, and in fact


Financial services legislative & regulatory update
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • October 28 2013

With the shutdown finally over, Congress is slowly coming back to normal, as last week the Senate was in Recess, and the House adjourned early so


Financial services legislative and regulatory update - April 30, 2012
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • April 30 2012

This past week marked the beginning of Presidential politics inserting itself into Congressional legislating as Mitt Romney‘s statement about the need to hold down student interest rates certainly played a large role in the House vote on Friday


Financial services legislative and regulatory update
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • August 5 2011

Although an 11th-hour agreement on the debt ceiling by the congressional leadership was reached, and the US was not forced to default, the collateral damage of this debate was evident late Friday evening when Standard & Poor‘s announced that it was downgrading the US credit rating from AAA to AA


Financial services legislative and regulatory update - May 29, 2012
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • May 29 2012

With the House of Representatives in Recess this past week all action was found in the Senate where the Banking Committee heard from emboldened regulators seeking to capitalize on the events of the JP Morgan trading loss as justification for tougher regulation and strong implementation of the Dodd-Frank Act, in addition to considering legislation to help spur refinancing and aid the Housing market


Financial services legislative and regulatory update - December 19, 2011
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • December 19 2011

In what now accounts for standard operating procedure, the past week saw a flurry of last minute activity, as the threat of having to stay in Washington, DC for the week before Christmas appeared to provide the leverage necessary for Congress to finish up much of its end of the year business


Financial services regulatory reform update - July 23, 2012
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • July 23 2012

Last week marked the second anniversary of the Dodd-Frank Act, but instead of presents, the House of Representatives marked the occasion with a continuing series of hearings aimed at exposing the flaws of the measure


Financial services legislative and regulatory update - February 21, 2012
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • France, Global, USA
  • February 21 2012

Two major events bookended this past week, which although not connected, provide a prism to view Congress and Washington, DC through in 2012


Financial services legislative and regulatory update - May 21 2012
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • China, USA
  • May 21 2012

The news last week was clearly dominated by JP Morgans trading loss