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Wall Street Angry that Trump Says Restore Glass-Steagall

by Eric Zuesse

On July 18th, Rob Nichols, the President of the American Bankers’ Association, which is controlled by the mega-banks, struck back against Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump. 1,321 more words

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Recent Circuit Split on Dodd-Frank’s Anti-Retaliation Provision May Disrupt Whistleblower and Employer Incentives

By: Miles O. Indest

A recent federal circuit split regarding retaliation against whistleblowers will have significant implications for employers, employees, and internal compliance programs. The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has split on whether a whistleblower must report wrongdoing to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to benefit from certain anti-retaliation protections. 1,196 more words

CFPB Issues Adjustments of Certain Thresholds and Penalties

Recently, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) issued its annual adjustments to the dollar amounts of various thresholds under the Truth in Lending Act (“TILA”), effective January 1, 2017. 119 more words

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Hensarling reveals details of plan to replace Dodd-Frank

The chairman of the House Financial Services Committee on Tuesday revealed details of the Republican plan to replace the Dodd-Frank Act.

The Republican alternative is called the… 97 more words

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Financial Services Committee to Tackle Dodd-Frank Act

Because the Dodd-Frank Act is harming the economy and consumers, the House Financial Services Committee plans to offer a pro-growth, pro-consumer replacement, previewed by Chairman Jeb Hensarling at a recent National Center for Policy Analysis briefing in Washington, DC. 210 more words

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