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Adobe PDFOCC Proposes Guidelines Establishing Heightened Standards for Large Institutions
Erich M. Hellmold, Michael A. Mancusi, Kevin M. Toomey; Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 31, 2014, previously published on January 24, 2014
On January 16, 2014, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (“OCC”) released a proposal establishing minimum standards for the design and implementation of a risk governance framework for large insured national institutions, insured federal savings associations, and insured...

 

Adobe PDFNYDFS Bitcoin Hearing Set for January 28-29th in New York City
Erich M. Hellmold, Michael A. Mancusi, Kevin M. Toomey; Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 31, 2014, previously published on January 24, 2014
On January 23, 2014, the New York Department of Financial Services (“NYDFS”) released details relating to its public hearing on the regulation of virtual currencies, which will be held on January 28th and 29th in New York City. The two day hearing will consist of five panels, each...

 

HTMLSEC Releases 2014 Exam Priorities
Matthew S. Chambers, Paul J. Foley, Andrew B. Sachs, Jeffrey T. Skinner; Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 17, 2014, previously published on January 14, 2014
On January 9, 2014, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) announced its 2014 examination priorities (the “Exam Priorities”) as part of the SEC’s National Examination Program (the “NEP”) to foster communication with both investors and registered...

 

HTMLProposed NSPS for GHG Emissions from Power Plants Could Have Wide-Ranging Implications For Other Sectors
Julie R. Domike, Alec C. Zacaroli; Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 15, 2014, previously published on January 14, 2014
On January 8, the Environmental Protection Agency issued a revised proposed new source performance standard (NSPS) regulating carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from new electric utility generating units. 79 Fed. Reg. 1430 (January 8, 2014). The proposal, if finalized, would mark the first NSPS for...

 

HTMLNew IRS LB&I Directive on Audit Procedures Now in Effect: What Every Taxpayer Should Know and Do to Comply
Charles E. Hodges, Susan S. Hu; Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 14, 2014, previously published on January 14, 2014
On January 2, 2014, the new IRS Large Business & International Division (“LB&I”) Directive announced in November went into effect. The directive outlines mandatory procedures for IRS employees to follow in the information gathering process during an examination. Specifically, it...

 

HTMLExemption for Asset-Backed Securities May Keep Many TruPS CDOs Outside the Scope of the Volcker Rule
Victor L. Cangelosi, Aaron M. Kaslow; Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 6, 2014, previously published on December 23, 2013
Alarm bells sounded last week when the American Bankers Association and others concluded that collateralized debt obligations backed by trust preferred securities may be ¿covered funds¿ under the final Volcker Rule. A small clarification from the federal banking agencies and closer analysis of a...

 

HTMLA Decade-Long Promotional Disaster
Barry M. Benjamin, Jeremy A. Schachter; Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 6, 2014, previously published on December 24, 2013
Every now and then comes a glaring reminder that all promotions must be thoroughly vetted, their terms and conditions reviewed in detail, and any agencies and employees that are involved in carrying out and fulfilling the promotion trained and educated on how to do so.

 

Adobe PDFThe Increasing Influence of the CFPB on Community Banks
Joseph J. Bradley, Gary R. Bronstein, Michael A. Mancusi; Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 6, 2014, previously published on December 30, 2013
Title X of the Dodd-Frank Act, entitled the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010 (CFP Act), established the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). The CFPB enjoys rulemaking, enforcement and supervisory powers over many consumer financial products and services, as well as the entities...

 

HTMLDepartment of Energy Issues Solicitation for Federal Loan Guarantees For Advanced Fossil Energy Projects
Steven J. Levitas, Mark J. Riedy, Marianna Toma; Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 16, 2013, previously published on December 12, 2013
On December 12, 2013, the Department of Energy’s Loan Program Office (“DOE”) has announced the Final Advanced Fossil Energy Projects Solicitation (“Solicitation”), which is a new $8 billion loan guarantee program under Section 1703 of Title XVII of the Energy Policy...

 

HTMLNASDAQ Modifies Compensation Committee Independence Standards
W. Benjamin Barkley, Victor L. Cangelosi, Aaron M. Kaslow, David A. Stockton; Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 11, 2013, previously published on December 5, 2013
On November 26, 2013, NASDAQ amended its independence standards for compensation committee members to remove the outright prohibition on compensatory fees. As revised, a board of directors instead must consider the receipt of such fees when determining eligibility for compensation committee...

 


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