Regulatory Agency Updates | Week of September 24 to October 01

Final Rule | Published 09/24/2018 | Effective 10/24/2018
The Federal Trade Commission ("FTC'' or "Commission'') has completed its regulatory review of the Test Procedures and Labeling Standards for Recycled Oil ("Recycled Oil Rule'' or "Rule''), as part of the Commission's systematic review of all curr... Read More
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News | Published 09/25/2018
The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Bureau) today issued a report and Request for Information (RFI) regarding the Bureau’s sources of data and how data is used. The report provides transparency into how the Bureau collects and uses data and the accompanying RFI gives the public an opportunity to comment on those practices... Read More
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Notice | Published 09/26/2018 | Comments Close 10/26/2018
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), this notice announces that the Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below has been forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The ICR describ... Read More
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Proposed Rule | Published 09/28/2018 | Comments Close 11/27/2018
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (collectively, the agencies) are proposing to amend the regulatory capital rule to revise the definitio... Read More
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Proposed Rule | Published 09/28/2018 | Comments Close 11/27/2018
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (collectively, the agencies) are proposing to amend the regulatory capital rule to revise the definitio... Read More
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News | Published 09/24/2018
Tuesday, September 25 4:15 PM ET Assistant Secretary Heath Tarbert Remarks Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) Putting FIRRMA into Practice: What CFIUS Reform Means for Foreign Investment in the United States CSIS Headquarters 1616... Read More
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News | Published 09/27/2018
Starting Monday, October 1, FINRA will offer a new qualification exam—the Securities Industry Essentials (SIE)—for prospective candidates seeking to enter or re-enter the securities industry... Read More
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News | Published 09/27/2018
September 27, 2018 - As part of our Duty to Serve plan, we provide robust offerings and product flexibilities for Home Possible® sweat equity and shared equity homeownership fields... Read More
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Enforcement | Published 09/26/2018
NYSE ARCA, INC. Complainant, FINRA Proceeding No. 20140411279 September 26, 2018 NYSE REGULATION, v. MERRILL LYNCH, PIERCE, FENNER & SMITH INCORPORATED, Respondent. Merrill... Read More
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VA

Final Rule | Published 10/01/2018 | Effective 10/31/2018
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is amending and updating its VA Acquisition Regulation (VAAR) in phased increments to revise or remove any policy superseded by changes in the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), to remove procedural guidance... Read More
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News | Published 09/29/2018
The Securities and Exchange Commission announced today that Elon Musk, CEO and Chairman of Silicon Valley-based Tesla, Inc., has agreed to settle the securities fraud charge brought by the SEC against him last week. The SEC also today charged Tesla with failing to have required disclosure controls and procedures relating to Musk’s tweets, a charge that Tesla has agreed to settle... Read More
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FHA

Agency Update | Published 09/28/2018
FHA INFO #18-41 September 28, 2018 NEWS AND UPDATES Changes to Appraisal Submission and Assessment for Home Equity Conversion Mortgage Originations Today, the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) announced changes to the appraisal requi... Read More
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Proposed Rule | Published 09/28/2018 | Comments Close 11/27/2018
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (collectively, the agencies) are proposing to amend the regulatory capital rule to revise the definitio... Read More
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News | Published 09/27/2018
The new self-service Expense Reimbursement Dashboard offers a single centralized reporting location for claims, inquiries and excess fee decisions. Enhanced transparency gives you loan and claim data at your fingertips. Visit the Loan Servicing repor... Read More
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DOL

Final Rule | Published 09/26/2018 | Effective 09/26/2018
In this final rule, the Department of Labor (the Department) implements Executive Order (E.O.) 13838, issued on May 25, 2018. E.O. 13838 exempts certain contracts with the Federal Government from the requirements of E.O. 13658. In particular, the E.O... Read More
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DOJ

Notice | Published 09/27/2018
On September 24, 2018, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed consent decree with the United States District Court for the District of Columbia in the lawsuit entitled United States of America v. Derive Systems Inc. et al., Civil Action No. 1:18... Read More
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EOP

Presidential Document | Published 09/27/2018
The United States is blessed with abundant resources and unrivaled natural beauty. Our wildlife has provided ample opportunities for generations of Americans to enjoy hunting and fishing with their family and friends. On National Hunting and Fishing... Read More
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