Regulatory Agency Updates | Week of August 27 to September 03

Agency Update | Published 08/31/2018
Required fields are shown with yellow backgrounds and asterisks. Page 1 of * 18 SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION OMB APPROVAL OMB Number: Estimated average burden hours per response… Read More
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Final Rule | Published 08/27/2018 | Effective 09/26/2018
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“Commission” or “CFTC”) is amending its regulations regarding certain duties of chief compliance officers (“CCOs”) of swap dealers (“SDs”), major swap participants (“MSPs”), and futures commission… Read More
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News | Published 08/27/2018
FinCEN has changed its insignia to better reflect who we are and what we do. The new insignia emphasizes FinCEN’s unique mission to safeguard the financial system from illicit use and to promote national security through the collection, analysis, and… Read More
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FHA

Agency Update | Published 08/31/2018
FHA INFO #18-37 August 31, 2018 TO: All FHA-Approved Mortgagees and Servicers; All Other Interested Stakeholders -There is no charge for training courses and webinars offered by the Federal Housing Administration- TRAINING AND EVENT… Read More
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SEC

Final Rule | Published 08/31/2018 | Effective 10/30/2018
The Securities and Exchange Commission (“Commission” or “SEC”) is adopting amendments to the Municipal Securities Disclosure Rule under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (“Exchange Act”). The amendments add transparency to the municipal… Read More
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OCC

Final Rule | Published 08/31/2018 | Effective 08/31/2018
The OCC, the Board, and the FDIC (collectively, the agencies) are jointly issuing and inviting comment on an interim final rule that amends the agencies’ liquidity coverage ratio (LCR) rule to treat liquid and readily-marketable, investment grade mun… Read More
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VA

Notice | Published 08/31/2018 | Comments Close 10/01/2018
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, this notice announces that the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs, will submit the collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Managemen… Read More
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FTC

Enforcement | Published 08/28/2018
The FTC recently mailed 499,105 checks totaling more than $14.4 million to people who bought Lights of America brand LED light bulbs. If you bought Lights of America LED light bulbs between 2007 and 2011, and did not receive a check, you can apply… Read More
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Final Rule | Published 08/28/2018 | Effective 10/01/2018
The ASC is adopting non-substantive amendments to its regulations. The amendments correct the street address for the ASC’s office, which will be moved October 1, 2018, from 1401 H Street NW, Suite 760, Washington, DC 20005, to 1325 G Street NW, Suite… Read More
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EOP

Presidential Document | Published 08/30/2018
As a mark of respect for the memory and longstanding service of Senator John Sidney McCain III, I hereby order, by the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, that the flag of the United States shall… Read More
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DOJ

Notice | Published 08/31/2018
In accordance with Departmental Policy, 28 CFR 50.7, notice is hereby given that a proposed Consent Decree in United States v. Richard M. Osborne, Sr., et al., Case No. 1:11-cv-2039-CAB, was lodged with the United States District Court for the Northe… Read More
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FRS

Final Rule | Published 08/31/2018 | Effective 08/31/2018
The OCC, the Board, and the FDIC (collectively, the agencies) are jointly issuing and inviting comment on an interim final rule that amends the agencies’ liquidity coverage ratio (LCR) rule to treat liquid and readily-marketable, investment grade mun… Read More
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Final Rule | Published 08/27/2018 | Effective 01/01/2019
The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Bureau) is issuing this final rule amending the regulation text and official interpretations for Regulation Z, which implements the Truth in Lending Act (TILA). The Bureau is required to calculate annually… Read More
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News | Published 08/30/2018
Meet MI Factor, a streamlined approach to the mortgage insurance (MI) claims process designed to save time and reduce costs without adding risk. With MI Factor, claims timelines will be more transparent, providing servicers with greater certainty and… Read More
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News | Published 08/31/2018
8/31/2018 Enhanced Relief Refinance Reminder and Loan Product Advisor Updates Enhanced Relief Refinance Reminder and Loan Product Advisor Updates August 31, 2018 Back to News Center Reminder: Enhanced Relief Refinance Mortgage Available N… Read More
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RHS

Proposed Rule | Published 08/31/2018 | Comments Close 10/30/2018
Through this action, the Rural Housing Service (RHS or Agency) is proposing to amend its regulations for the direct and guaranteed single family housing loan and grant programs… Read More
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DOL

Notice | Published 08/30/2018
Subject: Secretary’s Order 07-2018. 1. Purpose. To provide for transparent and consistent processes by which the Secretary of Labor shall select and appoint individuals to be Administrative Law Judges (ALJs) within the Department of Labor (DOL or Dep… Read More
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News | Published 08/28/2018
WASHINGTON – FINRA announced today the election of three Governors to its Board of Governors: Timothy C. Scheve, President and Chief Executive Officer of Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, was elected by large firms as a Large Firm Governor… Read More
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Final Rule | Published 08/31/2018 | Effective 08/31/2018
The OCC, the Board, and the FDIC (collectively, the agencies) are jointly issuing and inviting comment on an interim final rule that amends the agencies’ liquidity coverage ratio (LCR) rule to treat liquid and readily-marketable, investment grade mun… Read More
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News | Published 08/31/2018
Wednesday, September 5 Assistant Secretary Heath Tarbert Remarks Women in Housing and Finance Public Policy Luncheon 1999 K St., NW Washington, D.C…. Read More
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