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Category: Financial Services

OCC’s New “True Lender” Rule Already Having Positive Effects: Colorado Settles Long-Running “True Lender” Case

The Office of the Comptroller of Currency recently issued a proposed Final Rule concerning when a national bank is the […]

Prompt Self-Reporting & Full Cooperation in Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Case Persuade SEC and DOJ to Exercise Leniency

The Securities and Exchange Commission and the Department of Justice recently resolved an egregious Foreign Corrupt Practices Act case involving […]

FinCEN’s Procedure Ensures Financial Institutions’ Compliance with the Bank Secrecy Act

Domestic financial institutions and agencies of foreign banks operating in the U.S. must comply with the requirements of the Bank […]

Paycheck Protection Program Litigation Update: No MDL Consolidation of Cases

In March, Congress enacted the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act—the CARES Act—to help small businesses suffering economic damage […]

Three States Sue to Overturn OCC’s New “Valid When Made” Rule

Debate over the rule issued in June by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency—that the valid interest rate […]

New Regulation Alert: OCC Proposed New “True Lender” Rule May Reduce Claims Against Banks and Facilitate Partnered Lending

Loans made by national banks partnered with non-bank entities, like fintech companies, have led to increased litigation. A key question […]

OCC Issues New Final Rule On Community Reinvestment Act

The US Office of the Comptroller of Currency (“OCC”) has finalized new regulations related to the Community Reinvestment Act (“CRA”). […]

The Billion Dollar Fight About “Agent”​ Origination Fees for Paycheck Protection Program Loans

By Kenneth C. Johnston The Problem The Coronavirus pandemic has generated all sorts of litigation. A recent trend involves lawsuits […]

Ponzi Scheme Litigation: Avenues of Relief and Defense

In this on-demand webinar, Katya Long will guide the viewers through the definition of Ponzi Schemes, red flags to look […]

Stimulus Funds & Existing Debt

Can Banks Seize or Freeze PPP Loan Funds or Individual Stimulus Checks? And What Does the New Relief Package Say? […]