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
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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
Gary Shilling describes how US regulators are getting tough with big banks:
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Like unscrambling an egg, it’s hard to envision how big banks with many, many activities could be split up.
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
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