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IRS issues draft FATCA FFI agreement and announces positive new rules for insurance companies
  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • USA
  • October 30 2013

On October 29, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued Notice 2013-69, which includes guidance to foreign financial institutions (FFIs) entering


FATCA G-5 model intergovernmental information sharing agreements released, with substantial benefits for insurance company FFIs (including reduced due diligence burdens)
  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • USA
  • July 31 2012

Other significant provisions of the model IGAs include the following


FSOC proposed rulemaking on Fed supervision of nonbank financial companies: Congress questions transparency
  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • USA
  • May 23 2011

For insurers following the latest developments with respect to the Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC) and the designation of nonbank financial companies subject to additional oversight pursuant to Section 113 of The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank Act), a House Financial Services Subcommittee hearing provided some interesting insights into the next steps in the process


New whistleblower protections for financial service employees
  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • USA
  • October 1 2010

Much attention has been given to the whistleblower protections of Section 922 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act


The Dodd-Frank Act: a new era of financial regulation and the implications for the insurance industry
  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • USA
  • August 3 2010

On July 21, 2010, President Obama signed the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Act) into Law


The Dodd Bill redux: the Senate takes aim at financial regulatory reform
  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • USA
  • March 19 2010

After an initial effort to draft financial reform regulation was panned in late 2009, Senator Chris Dodd, the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs (Banking Committee), proposed a revamped financial regulatory reform bill on Monday, March 15, 2010 (Dodd Bill


Obama administration proposes Financial Crisis Responsibility Fee
  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • USA
  • January 15 2010

Perhaps the biggest news in the financial world this week, overshadowing the announcements of exceptional bank profits, is the Financial Crisis Responsibility Fee (the "FCR Fee") proposed yesterday by President Obama


House approves the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2009
  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • USA
  • January 8 2010

The House of Representatives approved the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2009, H.R. 4173, which will purportedly overhaul regulation of the financial services sector with tough new controls and create a new agency to protect consumers


Senate Banking Committee Chairman unveils draft financial reform package
  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • USA
  • December 7 2009

Senate Banking Committee Chairman Chris Dodd (D-CT), joined by fellow committee members, announced a bill to reform the way that the U.S. financial system is regulated, which is called “Restoring American Financial Stability Act of 2009.”


FTC delays Red Flags Rule
  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • USA
  • November 6 2009

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has further delayed enforcement of its Red Flags Rule, until June 1, 2010