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Financial Services Update, vol.11, no.19
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • May 16 2016

Pursuant to the Dodd-Frank Act, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) is required to study companies’ use of arbitration agreements


Federal Reserve and Higher One Settle Issues Related to Services Associated with Student Loans
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • January 7 2016

The private student loan market, over several years, has been the focus of various federal regulatory agencies, including the Consumer Financial


Debt traders beware: the SEC is watching
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • May 14 2013

There is a vibrant market in selling all forms of debt, including bank debt, bond debt, and even trade claims. Many believe that the trading of debt


Understanding the implications of “no consent” letters issued by the JFIU in Hong Kong
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • December 7 2015

"No consent" letters issued by regulators in Hong Kong create concerns and risks for banks in this jurisdiction. A recent Hong Kong High Court


Making it easier to “amend-and-extend” syndicated loan agreements
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • January 19 2012

A relatively recent development has been appearing with increasing frequency in newly negotiated and completed loan agreements for deals involving a syndicated bank group of two or more lenders


Student Loans: Continued Focus of Federal Agencies
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • May 5 2016

Student loans represent one of the largest sources of debt in the US, with 43 million Americans having outstanding balances worth a combined $1.3


New Proposed Rules for Incentive Compensation For “Financial Institutions” Under Dodd-Frank Act Section 956
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • April 21 2016

Just when you thought you could begin preparing for your annual meeting after filing your proxy statement, this morning, new proposed rules on


Financial Services Update, Vol. 11, no. 18
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • Global, USA
  • May 9 2016

At the end of 2015, President Obama signed into law the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act (the “FAST Act”). This law amended a


FINRA Regulatory Matters at a Glance: What Compliance Officers Need to Know - April 2016
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • May 3 2016

Trade Reporting and Compliance Engine (TRACE): Exemption from Trade Reporting Obligation for Certain Transactions on Alternative Trading Systems


SMR comes into force
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 11 2016

On 7 March 2016, the Senior Managers Regime (SMR) and the Senior Insurance Managers Regime (SIMR) came into force. On the same day, the FCA and PRA