I have long maintained that retirement plan issues receive considerable attention whenever politicians enter the fray.
As you probably read, the Texas Securities Board approved intrastate crowdfunding yesterday without limiting it to accredited investors. You can read the rules here.
In our blog post yesterday about the CFPB’s final rule allowing an alternative online delivery method for annual privacy notices, we commented that the CFPB has made limited progress on its regulatory streamlining initiative launched in December 2011.
“What has been will be again / what has been done will be done again; there is nothing new under the sun.” Ecclesiastes 1:9.
Re-Emphasis On Third-Party Service Provider Security in Financial Services…a Reminder for All Businesses
A New York Times article earlier this week reported that top officials at the Treasury Department have identified a key area for strengthening data security – third-party service providers.
The CFPB has issued a final rule amending certain provisions of the 2013 Title XIV final mortgage rules. While in its press release the CFPB describes the amendments as “minor adjustments to its mortgage rules,” the final rule contains several major changes from the CFPB’s proposal.
Here We Go Again: Does the DOL’s Request for Information Regarding Self-directed Brokerage Accounts Mean New Fee Disclosure Requirements Are Coming Soon?
If you’re a fan of the tv show “The Simpsons,” you might remember an early episode where Homer Simpson launched a crusade against every public safety issue in the city.
When Chinese regulators hit GlaxoSmithKline with a $489 million penalty last month – the largest corporate penalty ever in China – it set off alarm bells around the world.
Alas, for those in the United States right now, we are in the silly season once again. Politicians are wasting millions of dollars with ads that impugn their opponents instead of discussing critical problems and potential solutions.
Animal House Today, Mom’s House Tomorrow: The CFPB Reports On Struggling Private Student Loan Borrowers
It’s no secret that many recent graduates have collected their diplomas only to face the one-two punch of a lean job market and mounting student loan debt.