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New PPP Compliance Procedures for 2021

by on Compliance. Published March 31st, 2021

The government delegated approval authority to lenders for the first round of Paycheck Protection Program loans in 2020—reflecting the emergency […]

Data Privacy Class Action Lawsuits Pose a Rising Threat to the Financial Industry

by on Financial Services. Published March 31st, 2021

Increased regulatory pressures and higher expectations for companies’ defenses against cyberattacks make financial institutions vulnerable to class action lawsuits. Key […]

Texas’s Rule 202: A Unique Approach to Pre-Litigation Discovery

by on Litigation. Published March 31st, 2021

Broad allowances for pre-lawsuit discovery through a provision in the Rules of Civil Procedure present an opportunity for Texas attorneys […]

Changes to SEC Rules on Equity Crowdfunding Loosen Restrictions on Raising Capital

by on Financial Services. Published March 24th, 2021

New Securities and Exchange Commission rules that raise funding caps for all levels of equity crowdfunding and clarify requirements for […]

Fraudulent Transfer or Voidable Transaction? A Look at Fraudulent Conveyance Regulations

by on Creditors' Rights. Published March 17th, 2021

State laws dealing with asset transfers concerning bankruptcy are getting a closer look because of a new version of the […]

Recent FinCEN Guidance Highlights Importance of Policies, Procedures, and Processes

by on Compliance. Published March 17th, 2021

Recently, FinCEN issued guidance regarding seven FAQs related to Suspicious Activity Reporting (SAR) filing requirements and “Keep Open” Requests, with […]

The Possible Long-Term Effects of COVID-19 on the CRE Loan Market

by on Real Estate. Published March 10th, 2021

Low interest rates may not insulate the commercial real estate industry and its financial partners against the lasting challenges of […]

New Cybersecurity Rulemaking Proposed for Banking Industry

by on Compliance. Published March 3rd, 2021

On January 12, 2021, financial regulators jointly published a new notice of proposed cybersecurity rulemaking for the banking industry. See […]

Bankruptcy Trends Pose a Challenge to Economic Recovery

by on Creditors' Rights. Published February 24th, 2021

The pandemic continues to complicate economic recovery in several industries as the “second wave” of bankruptcies hits Key takeaways: The […]

Corporate Governance 2021: Trends to Watch

by on Compliance. Published February 17th, 2021

Renewed crisis-management planning, DE&I initiatives, and other trends making a splash in corporate governance Key Takeaways: Overlapping crises in 2020 […]