The New Year in Regulation and Compliance.January 10, 2014What will banks be required to heed in the regulatory sphere in 2014? Here are four views on new CFPB regulations, FATCA, and everything else on the compliance priority list.
Electronic signature — Part I: Challenges and Business JustificationMay 22, 2013This article - the first in a two part series - looks at the successes some banks have had with e-signature adoption and examines some of the remaining barriers regarding regulation and organizational silos that still exist in adopting e-signatures in the financial services sector.
Banks Urge U.S. Judge to Throw Out Libor LawsuitsMarch 05, 2013Banks facing a barrage of
lawsuits from customers accusing them of interest-rate rigging
argued on Tuesday that the cases should be dismissed, saying
there is no evidence of antitrust or other violations.
U.S. Judge Dismisses ATM Fee Collusion LawsuitsFebruary 13, 2013A federal judge has dismissed antitrust
lawsuits accusing Visa Inc, MasterCard Inc,
JPMorgan Chase & Co, Bank of America Corp and
Wells Fargo & Co of conspiring to fix automated teller
RBS Wins Dismissal of Lawsuit by South Korea's WooriDecember 27, 2012Royal Bank of Scotland Group
Plc on Thursday won the dismissal of a lawsuit by South
Korea's Woori Bank over losses from mortgage-related
investments, in a case between two big banks put under state
control following financial crises.
U.S. Agency Sues JPMorgan Over Mortgage SecuritiesDecember 17, 2012The U.S. credit union regulator sued
JPMorgan Securities and Bear Stearns & Co on Monday over $3.6
billion in mortgage securities the bank allegedly sold to credit
unions that collapsed because of losses from the securities.
Apple, Samsung Spar in Court, Ruling to ComeDecember 06, 2012Apple Inc and
Samsung Electronics squared off again in court on
Thursday, as the iPhone maker tried to convince a U.S. district
judge to ban sales of a number of the South Korean company's
devices and defended its $1.05 billion jury award.
Google, Apple CEOs In Secret Patent TalksAugust 30, 2012Google Inc Chief Executive Larry Page and Apple CEO Tim Cook have been conducting behind-the-scenes talks about a range of intellectual property matters, including the mobile patent disputes between the companies, people familiar with the matter said.
Citigroup Settles Shareholder Lawsuit For $590 MillionAugust 29, 2012Citigroup Inc agreed to pay $590 million to settle a shareholder lawsuit accusing it of hiding tens of billions of dollars of toxic mortgage assets, one of the largest settlements stemming from the global financial crisis.