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FTC Issues 2018 Year In Review
On Friday, March 15, 2019, the Federal Trade Commission released its Privacy & Data Security Update: 2018, highlighting its privacy and data security enforcement actions and other activities last year.
United States
20 Mar 2019
CFTC Announces Whistleblower Award Totaling More Than $2 Million To Company Outsider
On March 4, 2019, the CFTC announced a whistleblower award totaling more than $2 million to a company outsider who contributed information through independent analysis that led to a successful CFTC enforcement action ...
United States
11 Mar 2019
Congress Begins Consideration of Comprehensive Federal Privacy Legislation
The enactment in June 2018 of California's sweeping new privacy law, the CCPA, has both increased momentum for enactment of a general federal privacy law and spurred state legislatures to consider privacy bills of their own.
United States
21 Feb 2019
Senate Commerce Committee Conducts Hearing on Consumer Data Privacy; Industry Supports Federal Legislation
On September 26, the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation conducted a hearing titled "Examining Safeguards for Consumer Data Privacy" to discuss the current state of consumer privacy and whether Congress should enact comprehensive federal legislation.
United States
28 Sep 2018
Key Provisions Of The California Consumer Privacy Act Of 2018
On June 28, 2018, California enacted the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018, a sweeping privacy law that provides consumers with broad notice, access, and deletion rights concerning many types of personal information, ...
United States
5 Jul 2018
California Enacts Sweeping Consumer Privacy Law
On June 28, 2018, California enacted the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018, a sweeping privacy law that provides consumers with broad notice, access, and deletion rights concerning many types of personal information ...
United States
4 Jul 2018
OCIE Examination Priorities 2018
OCIE will assess the potential impact of technological advances on the financial markets, including ways in which investors may be harmed.
United States
21 Feb 2018
Treasury Report Proposes Revamping Post-Crash Financial Regulation
On June 12, 2017, the U.S. Treasury Department released a 150-page report (the Report) that recommends revamping many of the rules for banks and other financial services firms...
United States
29 Jun 2017
SEC Should Keep Focus on Enforcement, Disclosure Effectiveness, WilmerHale's Cross Says
The in-depth interview covered a range of topics, including the SEC's likely regulatory outlook over the next four years, the future of Dodd-Frank Act policies
United States
1 Feb 2017
Trump, Congress Should Break Up SEC's In-House Courts
The late Justice Antonin Scalia, in a 2013 interview with New York Magazine, said that "[a] lot of stuff that's stupid is not unconstitutional."
United States
10 Jan 2017
The Trump AdministrationóChange And Continuity In Securities Regulation
The election of Donald Trump as the next President and the continued Republican control of Congress raise questions as to what changes may be expected at the SEC and what may stay the same.
United States
6 Dec 2016
The Manipulation Standard And A Setback For CFTC
On Sept. 30, 2016, Judge Analisa Torres of the Southern District of New York issued an order resolving competing motions for summary judgment in the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission's ongoing action against Donald R. Wilson and his firm, DRW Investments LLC ..
United States
22 Oct 2016
D.C. Circuit Delivers A Major Setback To The CFPB
On October 11, the D.C. Circuit issued a major decision holding the structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) unconstitutional and sharply limiting the CFPB's enforcement powers.
United States
17 Oct 2016
Dodd-Frank Implementation Update: Key Differences Between The CFTC And SEC Final Business Conduct Standards And Related Cross-Border Requirements
This may complicate a firm's decision-making on whether to integrate its SBSD into its already registered SD.
United States
26 Sep 2016
Latest FTC Privacy Action Looks Carefully at Geolocation Promises
A mobile device's geolocation can be passed to apps and ad networks through various application programming interfaces (APIs) provided by Android or iOS, but there are other ways to determine a consumer's location using information collected from a mobile device.
United States
27 Jun 2016
BNA INSIGHTS: The CFPB and Data Security Enforcement
The authors examine the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's foray into data security enforcement by assessing how the bureau's data security authority compares with that of other federal regulators.
United States
16 Jun 2016
The Future Of CFPB Small Business Lending Regulation
In this article we highlight the role played by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in regulating small business lending.
United States
23 May 2016
Supreme Court Vacates Ninth Circuit Decision in Spokeo, Remands for Analysis of Concrete Harms
On Monday, the Supreme Court issued its decision in Spokeo v. Robins, which posed the question of whether Article III standing requires a plaintiff to have a concrete injury when alleging a statutory violation under the Fair Credit Reporting Act ("FCRA").
United States
23 May 2016
TRID: Implementation Challenges And Compliance Concerns
The TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosures rule for mortgages ("TRID") went into effect on October 3, 2015, after a nearly two-year implementation period.
United States
3 Mar 2016
CFPB Issues Final Rule To Improve Information About Access To Credit In The Mortgage Market
On October 15, 2015, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued a final rule to implement amendments to the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act made by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.
United States
26 Oct 2015
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