Archive: 24 February 2014

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Global Government Solutions® 2014 Annual Outlook
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The CFPB Defines Foreign Remittance Transfer “Larger Participants”

Global Government Solutions® 2014 Annual Outlook

K&L Gates is pleased to announce the publication of its Global Government Solutions® 2014 Annual Outlook.

Our seventh edition of the Global Government Solutions® series highlights increased government involvement in global commerce and provides the latest regulatory information corporate leaders need to navigate the intersection of business and government. The K&L Gates Global Government Solutions® 2014 Annual Outlook is a collection of 50 insightful articles to help you do just that, including:

  • Former U.S. Congressmen Bart Gordon and James T. Walsh on congressional deadlock
  • The European Union as a business partner
  • A more aggressive Securities and Exchange Commission
  • New hedge fund regulations
  • International trade negotiations
  • Resources nationalism in emerging nations
  • Tax reform
  • Competition and compliance risks for government contractors

To view the report, click here. For more information on our Global Government Solutions® practice, please visit our website.

 

 

The CFPB Defines Foreign Remittance Transfer “Larger Participants”

By: David L. Beam, Christopher G. Smith

The Dodd-Frank Act provided the CFPB with examination authority over, among others, “larger participants” of consumer financial product and service markets. Almost three years ago, the CFPB issued an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking targeting various industries whose larger participants it was eyeing for regular examination, including money transmission. In January 2014, the CFPB issued a proposed larger participants rule for a subset of money transmitters – those engaged in foreign remittances. Read More

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