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Dykema Gossett PLLC | USA | 17 Dec 2018
Crumpets, Congress, Cannabis and Crypto: Top 10 Issues for Financial Services in 2019 - Part 2
Continuing from last week’s post, here is the second half of our “Top 10 List” of key issues U.S. financial institutions, non-banks providing
Troutman Sanders LLP | USA | 4 Dec 2018
Money Transmitters Face Ambiguity In State, Federal Law
Venmo's business model, which combines traditional payment processing with social media features, has caused the company compliance headaches. Over
Baker McKenzie | USA | 24 Nov 2017
Market Compliance Corner
The SEC settled an enforcement action against an outsourced CCO who failed to file timely and accurate reports with the Commission. The action can be
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP | USA | 13 Feb 2014
Busy times and a challenging future for Bitcoin and virtual currencies
Cryptographic virtual currencies (or digital currencies) represent a significant new technology with implications that should not be ignored. The most
Ballard Spahr LLP | USA | 2 Jul 2012
Mobile payments: CFPB suggests new regulations may be needed
We frequently hear that regulations take a long time to catch up with the technology.
Dykema Gossett PLLC | USA | 15 Mar 2012
Bureau participates in Justice's new Consumer Protection Working Group
The United States Department of Justice has introduced another player into the regulatory realm of consumer financial services: the Consumer Protection Working Group (the "CPWG"), which is a unit within the financial Fraud Enforcement Task force that was created in 2009.
Foley Hoag LLP | USA | 22 Jun 2011
New FBAR extension for investment managers
In a last-minute change, officers and employees of investment advisors that are registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission, who have signature of other authority over (but no financial interest in) a foreign financial account will have until June 30, 2012, to file FBARs for calendar year 2010 and prior years for which the filing deadline was previously deferred.
Alston & Bird LLP | USA | 7 May 2009
House Subcommittee hears testimony on foreclosure rescue fraud
Yesterday, the House Financial Services Committee’s Subcommittee on Housing and Community Opportunity held a hearing entitled, "Legislative Solutions for Preventing Loan Modification and Foreclosure Rescue Fraud."
Venable LLP | USA | 16 Oct 2008
A legal issues primer for credit counseling agencies, debt management plan providers, and debt settlement companies
In order to thoroughly understand their legal requirements and pitfalls, credit counseling agencies, debt management plan providers, and debt settlement companies must first have a basic understanding of the federal and state laws that apply to the activities of their companies.