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US regulators propose changes to Volcker Rule to conform to 2018 legislation

On February 8, 2019, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the Securities and Exchange Commission, and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (collectively, the “Agencies”) … Continue reading

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Regulators Encourage Institutions to Work with Borrowers Affected by Government Shutdown

  On January 11, the FDIC issued a release encouraging institutions to modify terms on existing loans, including mortgages, student loans, car loans, business loans and credit cards, due to the federal government shutdown. Release. Read more detail on Recent … Continue reading

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How Regulators Can Increase Price Competition in Health Care

California is losing ground in the battle against rising hospital costs. Once a successful model for controlling health care spending, the state is struggling to maintain price competition in its health care markets. According to researchers at the University of Southern … Continue reading

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Federal Banking Regulators Issue Final Rule On Financial Institutions Affiliate Marketing

The five federal financial regulatory agencies have jointly issued final regulations implementing Section 214 of the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACTA), which amends the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). The regulations allow consumers to opt out and prevent … Continue reading

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Federal Antitrust Regulators Approve Cigna’s Proposed Acquisition of Express Scripts

On Monday, September 17, 2018, the Antitrust Division of the United States Department of Justice (the “DOJ”) cleared Cigna’s proposed $67 billion acquisition of Express Scripts, the country’s largest pharmacy benefit manager. While the transaction still needs the approval of … Continue reading

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