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California governor approves revisions to Student Loan Servicing Act

USA - September 21 2018 On September 14, the California governor approved AB 38 amending the State’s Student Loan Servicing Act (Act). The Act provides for the licensure…

D.C. Circuit remands SEC case to be heard by new ALJ

USA - September 21 2018 On September 19, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit remanded an SEC case against an investment adviser and his company for a new hearing…

Class certification granted to hedge fund investors

USA - September 21 2018 On September 14, a New York federal district court granted class certification to a group of shareholder investors suing an American hedge fund…

California expands state servicemember civil relief protections

USA - September 21 2018 On September 19, the California governor signed AB 3212 that provides several benefits and protections to servicemembers under the State’s Military…

California reinstates provisions of Homeowner Bill of Rights

USA - September 21 2018 On September 14, the California governor signed SB 818, which permanently reinstates and amends certain provisions of California’s Homeowner Bill of…

President Trump issues Executive Order delegating sanctions implementation authority; OFAC issues new CAATSA- Russia-related FAQ

Russia, USA - September 21 2018 On September 20, President Trump announced the issuance of Executive Order 13849 (E.O. 13849), “Authorizing the Implementation of Certain Sanctions…

Freddie Mac releases various selling updates in Guide Bulletin 2018-15

USA - September 21 2018 On September 19, Freddie Mac released Guide Bulletin 2018-15, which announces selling updates, including revisions to requirements for authorized…

Agencies offer relief following Hurricane Florence

USA - September 21 2018 On September 19, the SEC announced regulatory relief to publicly traded companies, investment companies, accountants, transfer agents, municipal…

OCC seeks comments on Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to raise recovery planning standards threshold to $250 billion

USA - September 20 2018 On September 19, the OCC issued a notice of proposed rulemaking to revise its 2016 guidelines on recovery planning standards for insured national…

Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac update Servicing Guides

USA - September 20 2018 On September 18, Fannie Mae issued SVC-2018-06, which updates the Servicing Guide to include, among other things, changes to reduce servicer costs…