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CFPB Proposes Changes to Reg C

The Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (“HMDA”), implemented through Regulation C, is the next target for changes by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”).   The CFPB’s proposed rule claims to simplify the reporting process for financial institutions while also updating the reporting requirements.  206 more words

CFPB

A CONSTRUCTIVE APPROACH TO ACCREDITED INVESTOR DEFINITION

Section 413(b) of Title IV of the Dodd-Frank Act allows the SEC to evaluate the current definition of “accredited investor,” which has been in place since 1982, and to revisit the issue at four year intervals. 393 more words

Crowdfunding

Shilling: Big Banks Shift to Lower Gear | The Big Picture

Gary Shilling describes how US regulators are getting tough with big banks:

Break-Up

Like unscrambling an egg, it’s hard to envision how big banks with many, many activities could be split up.

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US & Canada

Fourth Anniversary of Dodd-Frank

This July marks the fourth year since the passage of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (“Dodd-Frank”). With the anniversary comes much debate surrounding the effects of the legislation and whether increased regulatory oversight is necessary.   282 more words

Investment Advisers

Asiatic derivative OTC markets, toward a marginalization of the US big players?

OTC markets amount for  693 trillions dollars yearly in transactions; after the last crisis, this colossal market known  for its long-date shadiness has drawn the  attention of the regulators. 870 more words

Financial Regulation

Eurosif’s 2012 Procurement Report: Investors Increasingly Auditing Supply Chain Sustainability

An interview with François Passant, Executive Director of Eurosif, the European Sustainable Investment Forum

What are the critical points investors should know about this report? 979 more words

Sustainability

Terra Capital's Bruce Batkin: An Exit Strategy for Every Loan

Bruce Batkin and his colleagues at Terra Capital Partners are “not loan to own,” the seasoned mezzanine lender says emphatically, using the industry-speak for firms that lend with the hope of taking control of a property. 1,931 more words