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Financial services legislative and regulatory update - December 3, 2012
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • December 3 2012

There must have been something in the turkey, because all of the optimism surrounding a positive resolution to the fiscal cliff seemed to have evaporated this week


Financial services regulatory reform update - June 17, 2011
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • June 17 2011

As the August 2nd deadline to increase the debt limit draws nearer, the “Biden group,” has redoubled its efforts


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

Again, attention and rampant speculation in Washington continues to be focused on the Supercommittee and the details of the President‘s jobs plan


Key house financial services leaders follow up grilling of FSOC to make bipartisan call for fed to resubmit sifi rule
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • May 6 2011

On May 4, in a letter to the FSOC, the Chairman and Ranking member of the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigation urged Council members to resubmit the proposed rule that lays out the criteria for designating non-bank systemically important financial institutions (SIFIs


Financial services legislative and regulatory update - October 31, 2011
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • October 31 2011

While many American children will be celebrating Halloween later this evening, for the hedge fund industry the past week has already had its share of trick or treats


Financial services legislative and regulatory update - December 12, 2011
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • December 13 2011

The theme of the past week was a contrast between stasis and action


Financial services legislative and regulatory update - October 10, 2011
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • October 10 2011

The theme of this past week is anger, primarily espoused by the Occupy Wall Street protests who continue to garner attention for their disenchantment with the financial services industry, corporate America and government


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


Bicameral attacks launched at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • May 6 2011

As the July 21st deadline to have the CFPB up and running and a Director confirmed quickly approaches, we saw a renewed flurry of attacks from both chambers against the CFPB