Weekly Agency Update (Jan 29 – Feb 5)

OCC

News | Published 01/31/2018
Summary The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) issued today the updated “Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board Rules” booklet of the Comptroller’s Handbook. The booklet incorporates updated guidance and examination procedures following c…. Read More

DOJ

Final Rule | Published 01/29/2018 | Effective 01/29/2018
The Department of Justice is adjusting for inflation the civil monetary penalties assessed or enforced by components of the Department, in accordance with the provisions of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015, for penalties assessed after January 29, 2…. Read More

FRS

News | Published 01/29/2018
January 29, 2018 Robert E. Hand Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. 125] Avenue of the Americas New York, NY 10020-1 104 Dear Mr. Hand: The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Board) and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)…. Read More

FTC

Enforcement | Published 01/30/2018
The FTC is mailing 3,791 refund checks totaling more than $668,000 to victims of a tech support scam that tricked people into believing their computers were infected with viruses and malware to convince them to buy tech support services. In May 2017,…. Read More

SEC

Final Rule | Published 01/30/2018 | Effective 01/30/2018
This document makes a technical correction to a form amendment that was published in the Federal Register on July 1, 1997. The Commission adopted revisions to forms and schedules filed under the Securities Act of 1933, the Securities Exchange Act of …. Read More

OFAC

Notice | Published 02/05/2018
The Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is publishing the names of persons that have been placed on OFAC’s Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List based on OFAC’s determination that one or more applica…. Read More

TREAS

News | Published 01/29/2018
Tuesday, January 30 10:00 AM Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin Congressional testimony U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs 538 Dirksen Senate Office Building Washington, D.C. Friday, February 2 11:00 AM Under Secretary David Malpas…. Read More
News | Published 01/30/2018
Thank you, Barbara Ryan and Leslie Woolley for those kind introductions. Thank you to Women in Housing & Finance for this honor. I am deeply touched by this recognition. I would note that Women in Housing & Finance was started in 1979. Next year you …. Read More

EOP

Presidential Document | Published 02/05/2018
[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 24 (Monday, February 5, 2018)][Presidential Documents][Pages 5171-5172]From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov][FR Doc No: 2018-02430][[Pa…. Read More

EBSA

News | Published 02/02/2018
PROVIDENCE, RI – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) participated in a multi-agency investigation related to pension fund theft that has resulted in a criminal conviction. John M. Hairabet, Jr., a former bu…. Read More
Proposed Rule | Published 02/05/2018 | Comments Close 04/06/2018
The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Bureau) is seeking comments and information from interested parties to assist the Bureau in considering whether and how to amend the Bureau’s Rules of Practice for Adjudication Proceedings….. Read More
Notice | Published 02/05/2018
[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 24 (Monday, February 5, 2018)][Notices][Pages 5099-5100]From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov][FR Doc No: 2018-02247]===================…. Read More

RHS

Notice | Published 02/02/2018 | Comments Close 04/03/2018
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the Rural Housing Service’s intention to request a revision of a currently approved information collection in support of the Rural Community Development Initiative (RCDI) g…. Read More

VA

Proposed Rule | Published 01/31/2018 | Comments Close 04/02/2018
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) proposes to amend its medical regulations related to hospital care and medical services in foreign countries. We would amend the regulations to simplify and clarify the scope of these rules. We would address me…. Read More
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