Weekly Agency Update (Dec 25 - Jan 1)

EBSA

 Notice | Published 12/29/2017
This document contains exemptions issued by the Department of Labor (the Department) from certain of the prohibited transaction restrictions of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA or the Act) and/or the Internal Revenue Code of.... Read More

FTC

Enforcement | Published 12/27/2017
In the Matter of Agrium Inc., a corporation; Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan, Inc., a corporation; and Nutrien Ltd., a corporation.... Read More

DOJ

 Proposed Rule | Published 12/26/2017
The Department of Justice is announcing the withdrawal of four previously announced Advance Notices of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRMs), pertaining to title II and title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), for further review..... Read More

DOL

 Notice | Published 12/26/2017
Notice is hereby given of a meeting of the Labor Advisory Committee for Trade Negotiation and Trade Policy..... Read More

SEC

Enforcement | Published 12/26/2017
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission today charged New York-based investment advisor Train Babcock Advisors LLC ("TBA"), a New Jersey-based attorney, and a New York-based accountant, in connection with a fraudulent scheme led by TBA's former p.... Read More

VA

 Notice | Published 12/28/2017 | Effective 12/01/2017
As required by law, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is hereby giving notice of cost-of-living adjustments (COLA) in certain benefit rates and income limitations. These COLAs affect the pension and parents' dependency and indemnity compensatio.... Read More

FRS

Final Rule | Published 12/27/2017 | Effective 01/01/2018
The OCC, the Board, and the FDIC (collectively, the Agencies) are amending their Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) regulations to adjust the asset-size thresholds used to define "small bank'' or "small savings association'' and "intermediate small .... Read More

TREAS

 Proposed Rule | Published 12/28/2017 | Comments Close 01/29/2018
The Secretary of the Treasury (the "Secretary''), as Chairperson of the Financial Stability Oversight Council, is proposing, in consultation with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (the "FDIC''), an amendment to the regulation implementing t.... Read More

OFAC

 Final Rule | Published 12/28/2017 | Effective 12/28/2017
The Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is adopting a final rule amending the Iraq Stabilization and Insurgency Sanctions Regulations to implement Executive Order (E.O.) 13668 of May 27, 2014 ("Ending Immunities Gran.... Read More

EOP

 Presidential Document | Published 12/26/2017
[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 246 (Tuesday, December 26, 2017)][Presidential Documents][Page 61125]From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov][FR Doc No: 2017-28026][[Page.... Read More

CFPB

 Final Rule | Published 12/27/2017 | Effective 01/01/2018
The Bureau is amending the official commentary that interprets the requirements of the Bureau's Regulation Z (Truth in Lending) to reflect a change in the asset-size threshold for certain creditors to qualify for an exemption to the requirement to es.... Read More

FDIC

 Final Rule | Published 12/28/2017 | Effective 01/01/2018
This document makes technical corrections to regulations that were published in the Federal Register on October 30, 2017. The FDIC added Part 382 to its regulations to improve the resolvability of systemically important U.S. banking organizations and.... Read More

OCC

Final Rule | Published 12/27/2017 | Effective 01/01/2018
The OCC, the Board, and the FDIC (collectively, the Agencies) are amending their Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) regulations to adjust the asset-size thresholds used to define "small bank'' or "small savings association'' and "intermediate small .... Read More

FINCEN

 Notice | Published 12/27/2017
FinCEN is inviting the public to nominate financial institutions, trade groups, and non-federal regulators or law enforcement agencies for membership on the Bank Secrecy Act Advisory Group. New members will be selected for three-year membership terms.... Read More
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