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Financial services update February 3 2015 banking agency developments
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • February 3 2015

On January 30th, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation ("FDIC") requested comment on a proposed rule that would amend the definition of


Unintended consequences
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • October 29 2012

On October 26th, Asset-Backed Alert discussed one of the unintended consequences of the Dodd-Frank Act's delegation of authority over derivatives to the CFTC: how the Federal Housing Finance Agency can avoid registration as a commodity pool operator as a result of its use of synthetic derivatives in its securitization of mortgages


Post-trade transparency amendments are approved
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • October 29 2012

On October 23rd, the SEC approved the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority's proposal relating to post-trade transparency for agency pass-through mortgage-backed securities transactions and SBA-backed asset-backed securities transactions


Mortgage securitization case reinstated
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • June 3 2013

On May 17th the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, on its own initiative, vacated an order granting summary judgment to


Fear of unfavorable settlement doesn't justify intervention
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • June 3 2013

On May 21st, the D.C. Circuit affirmed the district court's order denying a motion to intervene. Senior note-holders of Washington Mutual ("WaMu"), a


Financial services update Vol. 10, Issue 9
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • March 9 2015

I recently had the opportunity to invest in individual shortterm real estate loans. Having devoted my current liquidity to a real estate


Financial services update August 18 2014 industry news
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • August 18 2014

On August 15th, Reuters discussed how banking regulators are enlisting banks in the fight against money laundering. Enlistment. Living Wills and


Financial services update vol. 10, issue 29
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • August 24 2015

The United States Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) is once again pushing for regulations that would require


Financial services update February 9 2015 feature: shadow banking
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • February 9 2015

Ten days ago, while discussing a macroprudential approach to regulation, Federal Reserve Board Governor Daniel K. Tarullo suggested the Board


Financial services update March 31 2014 federal rules effective dates
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • March 31 2014

Enhancing Protections Afforded Customers and Customer Funds Held by Futures Commission Merchants and Derivatives Clearing Organizations; Correction