Financial Services Blog
- Blog: Waller Law BlogPanic at the Disco: Where is my liquor license renewal?Posted on September 18, 2019 by William T. Cheek III
- Blog: Capital Markets LitigationCapital Markets Litigation Team Achieves Key Victory in Pro Bono Transgender Rights CasePosted on September 18, 2019 by Zach Rosenbaum, Jennifer Fiorica Delgado and Meg SlachetkaWe are proud to announce that our team achieved a key victory as plaintiffs’ pro bono counsel in Doe v. Esper, a constitutional challenge to the Pentagon’s transgender service policy. The government’s policy is to discharge or deny enlistment to anyone who will not serve in the gender to which they were assigned at birth, or who is undergoing...… Continue Reading The post Capital Markets Litigation Team Achieves Key Victory in Pro Bono Transgender Rights Case appeared first on Capital Markets Litigation.
- Blog: Offshore Crypto TodayFacebook’s Libra faces more scrutinyPosted on September 17, 2019 by Christopher SimpsonSince its announcement in June, Facebook’s crypto currency “Libra” has faced many questions. Now even more questions are being asked by banks across the globe. Currently, Libra representatives are meeting with officials from 26 central banks, including the US Federal Reserve, according to the Financial Times. The meeting in Basel, Switzerland, will focus on the cryptocurrency’s “scope and […] The post Facebook’s Libra faces more scrutiny appeared first on Offshore Crypto Today.
- Blog: NextGen Financial Services ReportPatchless–CFPB Seeks Comment on Ability to Repay and Qualified Mortgages After Expiration of the GSE PatchPosted on September 5, 2019 by Kyle A. OwensRecent interest-rate decreases have led to a resurgence in the mortgage market, with refinance activity up sharply from levels a year ago. But lenders have underwriting on their minds for reasons other than increased application volume. The CFPB recently affirmed that it intends to allow the so-called GSE Patch to its Ability-to-Repay/Qualified Mortgage Rule to...Continue Reading…
- Blog: Family Business AdvocatesThe Small Business Reorganization Act – A New Subchapter for Small BusinessesPosted on August 29, 2019 by James Bailey and Andrew J. ShaverSince the 2005 amendments to the Bankruptcy Code, small business debtors have continued to struggle to reorganize effectively under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code. On Friday, August 23, 2019, President Trump signed the Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019 into law in an effort to address some of these issues. The act aims to... The post The Small Business Reorganization Act – A New Subchapter for Small Businesses appeared first on Family Business Advocates. Continue Reading
- Blog: Antitrust UpdateCongress, Regulators, and Justice Department Gear Up to Investigate “Big Tech,” But Focus and Scope Under Current Law Remains UnclearPosted on June 16, 2019 by Timothy H. Gray, William F. Cavanaugh, Jr.U.S. lawmakers, regulators, and agencies charged with antitrust oversight have long been criticized for failing to act on alleged anticompetitive activity by the world’s largest technology companies—the so-called “Big Four” of Google, Facebook, Amazon, and Apple. This year, however, government interest in oversight has spiked: In February the Federal Trade Commission launched a task force [...]