Regulatory Agency Updates | Week Of September 17 To September 24

Regulatory Agency Updates | Week of September 17 to September 24

Sep 17 to Sep 24, 2018

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DOJ

Notice | Published 09/21/2018
On September 11, 2018, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed consent decree with the United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire in the lawsuit entitled United States of America v. City of Manchester, New Hampshire, Civil Act… Read More
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Final Rule | Published 09/18/2018 | Effective 09/21/2018
The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Bureau) is issuing an interim final rule to update the Bureau’s model forms for the Summary of Consumer Identity Theft Rights and the Summary of Consumer Rights to incorporate a notice of rights required b… Read More
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EOP

Presidential Document | Published 09/21/2018
Authorizing the Implementation of Certain Sanctions Set Forth in the Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act… Read More
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Federal Agency Activity Summary
News | Published 09/19/2018 
The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced it has obtained a court order halting an ongoing Ponzi-like scheme that raised more than $345 million from over 230 investors across the U.S. The SEC also obtained an emergency asset freeze and the appointment of a receiver… Read More
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DOL

Notice | Published 09/20/2018
This notice announces the publication of an updated list of goods–along with countries of origin–that the Bureau of International Labor Affairs (ILAB) has reason to believe are produced by child labor or forced labor in violation of international… Read More
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News | Published 09/21/2018
Press Releases Joint Release Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System Farm Credit Administration Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Federal Housing Finance Agency Office of the Comptroller of the Currency For Immediate Re… Read More
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OFAC

Notice | Published 09/21/2018
The Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is publishing an update to the identifying information of a person currently included in the Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List. All property and interests… Read More
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Federal Agency Activity Summary
Bulletin | Published 09/19/2018 
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) is proposing to amend its enforceable guidelines relating to recovery planning standards (guidelines) for insured national banks, insured federal savings associations, and insured federal branches (banks) in order to limit the application of the guidelines to the largest, most complex banks and thereby provide regulatory burden relief to smaller, less complex institutions… Read More
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News | Published 09/21/2018
Due to damage inflicted by Hurricane Florence, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has declared individual assistance for 18 counties in North Carolina as of September 20. In accordance with Fannie Mae policy, these counties have been adde… Read More
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Notice | Published 09/21/2018
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (Commission) is publishing this notice to announce the renewal of the Technology Advisory Committee (TAC). The Commission has determined that the renewal of the TAC is necessary and in the public’s interest, a… Read More
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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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Final Rule | Published 09/17/2018 | Effective 01/01/2019
The Board is publishing a final rule that amends Subpart C of Regulation CC to address situations where there is a dispute as to whether a check has been altered or was issued with an unauthorized signature, and the original paper check is not availa… Read More
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News | Published 09/21/2018
September 21, 2018 – Want another option for affordable, sustainable housing option Try shared equity homeownership… Read More
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TREAS

Final Rule | Published 09/19/2018 | Effective 09/19/2018
This document amends the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) regulations to reflect an extension of import restrictions on certain archaeological material from Cambodia. The restrictions, which were originally imposed by CBP Dec. 03-28, and last… Read More
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EBSA

News | Published 09/17/2018
GREENBELT, MD – The U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, Southern Division, has sentenced a Maryland business owner to one year and one day of imprisonment, and $354,175 in restitution for violations of the Employee Retirement Income Sec… Read More
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FINRA

Enforcement | Published 09/21/2018
FINANCIAL INDUSTRY REGULATORY AUTHORITY LETTER OF ACCEPTANCE, WAIVER AND CONSENT NO. 2018057361101 TO: Department of Enforcement Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”) RE: Robert Todd Clark, Respondent CRD No. 810261 Pursuant to FINRA Rule… Read More
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RHS

Notice | Published 09/18/2018 | Effective 09/18/2018
This document corrects four items in the initial Notice that published in the Federal Register on September 5, 2017, entitled “Notice of Solicitation of Applications for the Multifamily Preservation and Revitalization (MPR) Demonstration Program Und… Read More
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VA

Final Rule | Published 09/24/2018 | Effective 10/24/2018
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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NYSE

Agency Update | Published 09/24/2018
To: Regulatory Bulletin NYSE Arca RB-18-159 NYSE RB-18-94 NYSE American RB-18-136 NYSE National RB-18-85 September 24, 2018 NYSE ARCA, INC. (“NYSE ARCA”) ETP HOLDERS NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE LLC (“NYSE”) MEMBERS AND MEMBER ORGANIZATIONS… Read More
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