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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


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


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


FinCEN issues advisory regarding informal value transfer systems
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • September 13 2010

On September 1st, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network reminded financial institutions of previously published information concerning Informal Value Transfer Systems ("IVTS"), so that Suspicious Activity Reports referencing IVTS can be more helpful to law enforcement


RESPA private right of action exists for violations not involving overcharges
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • November 2 2009

On October 28th, the Third Circuit held that a consumer may bring a private right of action for a violation of RESPA section 8 even if the violation did not result in a traditional, monetary injury in the form of an overcharge for mortgage settlement services


FinCEN publishes SAR and CTR reporting guidance
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • June 3 2013

On May 22nd the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network published two sets of frequently asked questions to assist financial institutions in their use


The Justice Department’s Latest Offshore Bank Account Investigation
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • February 27 2017

U.S. Prosecutors, the Internal Revenue Service (the “IRS”), and the New York State Department of Financial Services are probing whether Credit Suisse


Payday Lender Settles With FTC for $104.5M Over Sale of Loan Data
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • July 27 2017

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently settled a federal lawsuit in Arizona brought against Blue Global LLC and its CEO, arguing that the company


FinCEN releases CTR and SAR test site
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • February 27 2012

On February 17th, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network ("FinCEN") announced it has updated the BSA E-Filing System's User Test System Website to allow for testing submissions of batch and computer-to-computer filings of new FinCEN reports, the Currency Transaction Report and Suspicious Activity Report


Bill paying service is a money transmitter
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • July 9 2012

On June 25th, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network released an administrative ruling on the application of the money services business rules to daily money management services