Category Archives: Banking and Finance law

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OFAC Strongly Encourages Companies to Develop and Implement an Effective Sanctions Compliance Program

On May 2, 2019 US Department of Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) published “A Framework for OFAC Compliance Commitments” (the Framework), which provides a specific outline of what OFAC considers to be essential elements of an effective sanctions … Continue reading

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Witnesses make the business case for diversity at congressional hearing

By Amanda Maine, J.D.The House Subcommittee on Diversity and Inclusion held a hearing to examine the economic benefits that result from the implementation of robust implementation of diversity and inclusion (D&I) strategies at corporations and firms. The hearing was bipartisan … Continue reading

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Proof of Contract-Formation for Arbitration vs. Credit Card Agreements: Inconsistent Case Law

FORMATION DISPARITY: ARBITRATION AGREEMENTS AND CREDIT CARD AGREEMENTS TREATED DIFFERENTLY FOR NO READILY APPARENT LEGAL REASONSIn several recent cases, Texas courts have denied motions to compel arbitration in the employment context, and appellate courts have affirmed the denial, where the employer failed … Continue reading

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FCA consults on changes to mortgage advice rules to encourage consumer choice

On 7 May 2019, the FCA published Consultation Paper 19/17: Consultation on mortgage advice and selling standards (CP19/17). In CP19/17 the FCA sets out proposed changes in its mortgage advice and selling standards to address three harms identified through the … Continue reading

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Ground-water banking working in neighboring state (AG Weekly)

BOISE, Idaho — Ground water banking can work as long as the financial metaphor is carried all the way to the formation of an open-market system to govern the process. Read more detail on Legal News Directory – Banking and … Continue reading

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