Banking and Finance Update – May 2011

From the editors of CCH’s Banking and Finance publications, this update describes significant developments covered in our products in recent reports, as well as product enhancements Past issues of the Banking and Finance Update can be viewed on the Banking and Finance Web page at: http://business.cch.com/updates/bankingFinance. If you have questions or comments concerning the information […]

New ftwilliam.com DB(k) Document: An Industry First for Leveraging DB(k) Plans

(RIVERWOODS, ILL., April 11, 2011) – ftwilliam.com, providing third-party administrators (TPAs) and other retirement plan professionals integrated Software as a Service (SaaS) workflow solutions, has launched its all-new DB(k) document. The DB(k) document, which wraps a 401(k) document (the 401(k) Component) and either a cash balance or a defined benefit document (the DB Component) together […]

Banking and Finance Update – April 2011

From the editors of CCH’s Banking and Finance publications, this update describes significant developments covered in our products in recent reports, as well as product enhancements Past issues of the Banking and Finance Update can be viewed on the Banking and Finance Web page at: http://business.cch.com/updates/bankingFinance. If you have questions or comments concerning the information […]

New White Paper from Wolters Kluwer Law & Business Details Troubled Asset Relief Program

(RIVERWOODS, ILL., March 11, 2011) – Wolters Kluwer Law & Business has published A Retrospective of the Troubled Asset Relief Program, a new white paper by Banking Law Analyst Katalina M. Bianco, JD. Wolters Kluwer Law & Business is a leading provider of research information and software solutions in key specialty areas for legal and […]

Banking and Finance Update – March 2011

From the editors of CCH’s Banking and Finance publications, this update describes significant developments covered in our products in recent reports, as well as product enhancements Past issues of the Banking and Finance Update can be viewed on the Banking and Finance Web page at: http://business.cch.com/updates/bankingFinance. If you have questions or comments concerning the information […]

Banking and Finance Update – February 2011

From the editors of CCH’s Banking and Finance publications, this update describes significant developments covered in our products in recent reports, as well as product enhancements This month’s Hot Topic discusses credit reporting. Past issues of the Banking and Finance Update can be viewed on the Banking and Finance Web page at: http://business.cch.com/updates/bankingFinance. If you […]

Financial Reform Still High on Congressional Agenda, Says Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

New White Paper Examines Prospects for Financial Regulatory Legislation in 112th Congress (RIVERWOODS, ILL., January 17, 2011) – The reform of government-sponsored enterprises such as Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac is at the top of the agenda for the financial oversight committees of the new Congress, according to the new white paper, Prospects for Financial […]

Banking and Finance Update – January 2011

From the editors of CCH’s Banking and Finance publications, this update describes significant developments covered in our products in recent reports, as well as product enhancements This month’s Hot Topic discusses deposit insurance. Past issues of the Banking and Finance Update can be viewed on the Banking and Finance Web page at: http://business.cch.com/updates/bankingFinance. If you […]

Ernst & Young Sued for Massive Accounting Fraud

By Sarah Borchersen-Keto, CCH Washington News Bureau, Contributing Author, the CCH Federal Banking Law Reporter, Dec. 21, 2010. Global accounting firm Ernst & Young LLP helped Lehman Brothers Holding, Inc., conceal its true liquidity position from the public by approving the temporary removal of tens of billions of dollars of fixed income securities from Lehman’s […]

Fed Proposes Sharp Cuts in Debit Card Transaction Fees

By Sarah Borchersen-Keto, CCH Washington News Bureau, Contributing Author, the CCH Federal Banking Law Reporter, Dec. 16, 2010. The Federal Reserve Board released proposed standards for determining debit card interchange fees that, if adopted, would result in fees falling to over 70 percent below their 2009 average. The newly-revised fees are scheduled to take effect […]