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|Lenders: Be Aware of Potentially Shorter Limitation Periods for Enforcing Demand Loans|
David A. Crerar, Parisa Gerami, Mark V. Lewis, Cherie Mah; Borden Ladner Gervais LLP;
July 31, 2015, previously published on July 20, 2015Are you a lender of a demand loan? The time limit you have to enforce payment of the loan may be shorter than expected pursuant to British Columbia’s current Limitation Act1 which came into effect June 1, 2013 (the “Current Act”).
|Volcker Agencies Provide Seeding Period Guidance for BDCs, RICs and FPFs in New FAQ|
Brian Barrett, Steven B. Boehm, Harry S. Pangas, John Allen Zumpetta; Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP;
July 22, 2015, previously published on July 21, 2015On July 16, 2015, the agencies responsible for implementing the Volcker rule (Agencies) issued FAQ 16, which provides guidance on the circumstances under which a seed investment would not cause (i) a registered investment company (RIC), (ii) a business development company (BDC) that has elected to...
|CFPB Releases Spring 2015 Rulemaking Agenda|
Peter L. Cockrell, Brett M. Kitt, Gil Rudolph, J. Scott Sheehan; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
July 15, 2015, previously published on July 7, 2015The CFPB recently released its spring 2015 rulemaking agenda as required by the Regulatory Flexibility Act. It described the following upcoming rulemakings:
|Amendments To Regulations Under The Proceeds Of Crime (Money Laundering) And Terrorist Financing Act|
Stephen J. Redican, Christopher Savo; Borden Ladner Gervais LLP;
July 14, 2015, previously published on July 10, 2015On July 4th, 2015, the Canadian government published proposed amendments to the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Regulations (the Regulations) under the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act (the Act). The proposed Regulations are subject to a...
|Comptroller of the Currency Releases Semiannual Perspective on Bank Risk|
George A. LeMaistre; Jones Walker LLP;
July 14, 2015, previously published on July 9, 2015On June 30, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency released its Semiannual Risk Perspective, based on bank financial data as of year-end 2014.
|OSFI Issues Updated Incorporation Guidance For Bank And Trust Company Applicants|
Jeffrey S. Graham; Borden Ladner Gervais LLP;
July 14, 2015, previously published on July 8, 2015The Canadian Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) assesses applications for incorporation and makes recommendations to the Canadian Minister of Finance (Minister), who has the ultimate responsibility for approving the incorporation of a federally regulated financial...
|FinCEN Issues Second South Florida GTO in Less Than Three Months|
Jared E. Dwyer, Carl A. Fornaris; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
July 14, 2015, previously published on July 13, 2015Today, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), working in conjunction with U.S. Internal Revenue Service - Criminal Investigation (IRS-CI) and the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Florida, issued a Geographic Targeting Order (GTO) for Miami-Dade and...
|Legal Update Regarding Mortgage Insurance|
Simon R. Fitzpatrick; McCarthy Tetrault LLP;
July 14, 2015, previously published on June 22, 2015Canada’s regulatory and supervisory framework of its residential mortgage market has undergone significant change in the aftermath of the financial crisis
|Entrepreneurship and Turkey’s 2015 SME Strategy and Action Plan|
Safak Herdem; HERDEM Attorneys At Law;
July 13, 2015OECD defines “entrepreneur” as someone who shapes new business opportunities and has the ability to allocate resources wisely.
|EU Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive|
Anastasios A. Antoniou; Anastasios Antoniou LLC;
July 13, 2015Public opinion became familiar with the term ‘bank resolution’ during the Cyprus banking crisis of 2013. The legal model that had been used in Cyprus, under which powers were vested in the Central Bank to resolve failing banks pursuant to the provisions of emergency national...