Regulatory Agency Updates | Week of August 13 to 20

Final Rule | Published 08/17/2018 | Effective 09/17/2018
The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Bureau) is amending Regulation P, which requires, among other things, that financial institutions provide an annual notice describing their privacy policies and practices to their customers. The amendment... Read More
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FRS

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New | Published 08/17/2018
The Federal Reserve Board on Friday announced it is prohibiting Jacob H. Goldstein, a former president and CEO of NBRS Financial, Rising Sun, Maryland from participating in the banking industry... Read More
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FTC

Final Rule | Published 08/16/2018 | Effective 08/16/2018
The Federal Trade Commission ("FTC" or "Commission") adopts revised Guides for the Jewelry, Precious Metals, and Pewter Industries ("Jewelry Guides" or "Guides"). This document summarizes the Commission's revisions to the previous Guides and... Read More
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Final Rule | Published 08/16/2018 | Effective 08/16/2018
This document updates language in the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) regulations to reflect the current organization of CBP and the Department of the Treasury. The document also eliminates a restriction pertaining to CBP's authority to... Read More
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Notice | Published 08/20/2018 | Comments Close 10/19/2018
The FDIC, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on the renewal of existing information collections, as required by the Pap... Read More
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Enforcement | Published 08/17/2018
FINANCIAL INDUSTRY REGULATORY AUTHORITY OFFICE OF HEARING OFFICERS Department of Enforcement, Complainant, v. Brian Lawrence Stephan (CRD No. 4222796), Respondent. DISCIPLINARY PROCEEDING NO. 2014042022401 COMPLAINT The Department of Enforcement... Read More
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OCC

News | Published 08/17/2018
WASHINGTON -- The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) today released new enforcement actions taken against national banks, federal savings associations, and individuals currently and formerly affiliated with national banks and federal sav... Read More
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Proposed Rule | Published 08/13/2018 | Comments Close 10/12/2018
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (Commission) is proposing amendments to its regulations to establish a regulatory framework within which the Commission may exempt a clearing organization that is organized outside of the United States (herein... Read More
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VA

Final Rule | Published 08/13/2018 | Effective 08/13/2018
This final rule amends the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) regulation governing persons who may receive VA burial benefits on behalf of a deceased veteran. As amended, the regulation reflects VA's current policy of paying an automatic burial bene... Read More
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News | Published 08/15/2018
For a summary of key updates in this Servicing Guide Announcement, view the executive overview provided by Carlos Perez, Chief Credit Officer for Single Family... Read More
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RHS

Notice | Published 08/20/2018 | Comments Close 10/19/2018
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the USDA Rural Development intention to request a revision for a currently approved information collection under Section 6025, Strategic Economic and Community Development... Read More
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News | Published 08/14/2018
Kenneth A. Blanco Director Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) Prepared Remarks 11th Annual Las Vegas Anti-Money Laundering Conference and Expo August 14, 2018, Thank you for that wonderful introduction, Jim. Good morning. I am delighted to... Read More
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Notice | Published 08/20/2018
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with Section 1104(b) of Title XI of the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act of 1989, as amended, notice is hereby given that the Appraisal Subcommittee (ASC) will meet in open session... Read More
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News | Published 08/16/2018
August 16, 2018 - We're reminding clients that the MERS® System and MERS® eRegistry will be unavailable for transactions in mid-September. Read our article for details... Read More
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FHA

Agency Update | Published 08/17/2018
FHA INFO #18-35 August 17, 2018, TO All FHA-Approved Mortgagees All Other Interested Stakeholders in FHA Transactions NEWS AND UPDATES Extension of HECM Foreclosure Timelines for Properties Impacted by Hurricane Maria in Affected... Read More
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DOJ

Notice | Published 08/20/2018 | Comments Close 10/19/2018
The Department of Justice (DOJ), Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) Office, will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork... Read More
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EOP

Presidential Document | Published 08/15/2018
1. On January 11, 2018, the Secretary of Commerce (Secretary) transmitted to me a report on his investigation into the effect of imports of steel articles on the national security of the United States under section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1... Read More
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SEC

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News | Published 08/14/2018
Washington D.C., Aug. 14, 2018 - The Securities and Exchange Commission today obtained permanent officer-and-director and penny stock bars against the founder of a company who perpetrated a fraudulent initial coin offering (ICO) to fund oil exploration and drilling in California... Read More
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Proposed Rule | Published 08/17/2018
On June 26, 2018, New York Stock Exchange LLC ("Exchange" or "NYSE") filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("Commission") pursuant to Section 19(b)(1) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 ("Act") \1\ and Rule 19b-4 thereunder,\2... Read More
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DOL

Notice | Published 08/13/2018 | Comments Close 09/15/2018
Summary of Duties: A Member of the Administrative Review Board (the Board) serves in all matters of the Board as assigned, including policy decisions and technology proposals. The incumbent participates in rendering decisions of the Board. Each decis... Read More
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