Warren Responds to Blue Dog Coalition Regarding TILA/RESPA Disclosures

By J. Preston Carter, J.D., LL.M., Editor, Financial Privacy Law Guide, CCH Federal Banking Law Reporter, State Banking Law Reporter and Bank Digest; co-author, Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act—Law, Explanation and Analysis, June 8, 2011. Responding to a letter from Reps. Ben Chandler, D-Ky., and Tim Holden, D-Pa., on behalf of the […]

FRBank-NY’s Dudley Discusses Global Regulatory Reform

By John M. Pachkowski, J.D., Editor, CCH Federal Banking Law Reporter and Bank Digest Author, Anti-Money Laundering and Bank Secrecy: Compliance and the USA PATRIOT Act; co-Author CCH Financial Privacy Law Guide and Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act—Law, Explanation and Analysis, April 11, 2011. In a speech before the Institute of Regulation […]

Legislation Would Reform Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

By Serena Lynn, Editor, the CCH Federal Banking Law Reporter and Bank Digest, April 8, 2011. Legislation has been introduced in the Senate that would reform the structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. The Responsible Consumer Financial Protection Regulations Act of 2011—S. 737—would replace the single CFPB director with a Senate-confirmed, five-person commission similar […]

Basel III to Result in Stronger Banks; More Resilient Financial System

By John M. Pachkowski, J.D., Editor, CCH Federal Banking Law Reporter and Bank Digest Author, Anti-Money Laundering and Bank Secrecy: Compliance and the USA PATRIOT Act; co-Author CCH Financial Privacy Law Guide and Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act—Law, Explanation and Analysis, April 7, 2011. In his April 6, 2011, speech before the […]

Basel III to Result in Stronger Banks; More Resilient Financial System

By John M. Pachkowski, J.D., Editor, CCH Federal Banking Law Reporter and Bank Digest Author, Anti-Money Laundering and Bank Secrecy: Compliance and the USA PATRIOT Act; co-Author CCH Financial Privacy Law Guide and Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act—Law, Explanation and Analysis, April 7, 2011. In his April 6, 2011, speech before the […]

Wachovia to Settle MBS-Related Charges

By Gregg D. Killoren, J.D., CCH State Banking Law Reporter, Bank Digest and Individual Retirement Plans Guide; co-author, Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act—Law, Explanation and Analysis, April 6, 2011. The Securities and Exchange Commission has announced that Wells Fargo Securities LLC agreed to settle charges that Wachovia Capital Markets LLC engaged in […]

Wachovia to Settle MBS-Related Charges

By Gregg D. Killoren, J.D., CCH State Banking Law Reporter, Bank Digest and Individual Retirement Plans Guide; co-author, Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act—Law, Explanation and Analysis, April 6, 2011. The Securities and Exchange Commission has announced that Wells Fargo Securities LLC agreed to settle charges that Wachovia Capital Markets LLC engaged in […]

Bernanke Addresses Supervision of Financial Market Utilities

By J. Preston Carter, J.D., LL.M., Editor, Financial Privacy Law Guide, CCH Federal Banking Law Reporter, State Banking Law Reporter and Bank Digest; co-author, Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act—Law, Explanation and Analysis, April 5, 2011. Fed Chairman Ben S. Bernanke addressed the operation and financial soundness of clearinghouses for payments, securities and […]

Bernanke Addresses Supervision of Financial Market Utilities

By J. Preston Carter, J.D., LL.M., Editor, Financial Privacy Law Guide, CCH Federal Banking Law Reporter, State Banking Law Reporter and Bank Digest; co-author, Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act—Law, Explanation and Analysis, April 5, 2011. Fed Chairman Ben S. Bernanke addressed the operation and financial soundness of clearinghouses for payments, securities and […]

Bachus Legislation Would Change CFPB Lead

By Sarah Borchersen-Keto, CCH Washington News Bureau, and Serena Lynn, Editor, the CCH Federal Banking Law Reporter and Bank Digest, March 16, 2011. House Financial Services Committee Chairman Spencer Bachus, R-Ala., has introduced legislation that would replace the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau director with a bipartisan commission of five members modeled after the Securities and Exchange […]