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Top 10 Issues Facing Financial Institutions in 2017: #5 – FinTech

Financial technology, commonly referred to as FinTech, describes many different things relating to financial services companies’ activities and capabilities.

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2017 Title Insurance Financial Survey/Overview

Attached for your reference is a schedule of suggested "Maximum Risk" amounts for the largest title insurance companies in the United States, as well as a number of their smaller affiliates and independent title insurance companies active in particular states or regions. The schedule is based on the insurers' financial reports to State regulatory agencies for the year ending December 31, 2016.

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Top 5 Antitrust Issues Facing Companies in the U.S. Today: #1 New Enforcement Officials

While there is general consensus in the antitrust community that antitrust enforcement should be focused on protecting competition, there is disagreement about how active antitrust enforcement should be.

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Top 10 Issues Facing Financial Institutions in 2017: #4 Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity is emerging as one of the most significant and potentially dangerous risk areas facing financial institutions.

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Top 10 Issues Facing Financial Institutions in 2017: #3 – BSA/AML and OFAC Compliance

The more things change, the more they stay the same. Such is the case with the challenge of complying with the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) and anti-money laundering (AML) and economic sanctions rules for financial institutions.

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Top 5 Antitrust Issues Facing Companies in the U.S. Today

Whether dealing with online competitors, market disruption or regulatory uncertainty, companies operating in the U.S. face a host of new and ongoing challenges.

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SEC Considers Modernization of Industry Guide 3 for Bank Holding Companies

Earlier this month, the SEC published its Request for Comment on Possible Changes to Industry Guide 3 (Statistical Disclosure by Bank Holding Companies) (the Request).

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Run-Away Liability and the BNSF Ruling

Energy & Environmental Law Adviser

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Top 10 Issues Facing Financial Institutions in 2017: #2 Mergers & Acquisitions

Higher valuations, improving multiples, more capital, and the potential for regulatory relief are all contributing to increased consolidation in the financial institutions market in 2017.

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Top 10 Issues Facing Financial Institutions in 2017

On the heels of a new administration taking over, the renewed prospect for regulatory reform in financial services, and positive economic developments, growth is top of mind for many financial institutions.

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DOL Proposes 60-Day Fiduciary Rule Delay

Today, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) released a proposed rule delaying the applicability date of the fiduciary rule by 60 days, until June 9, 2017.

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What Does Made in the USA Actually Mean?

Schiff Hardin Product Liability & Mass Torts Blog

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Termination for Convenience –Pre-Nup in the Construction Context

Construction contracts between project owners and contractors are a lot like marriages. Both parties enter hoping for a successful long-term relationship, but as issues arise, some end up dissolving.

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Termination for Cause: Beware These Common Missteps

Few industries have more legal landmines related to terminating commercial contracts for cause than the construction industry.

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FinCEN Renews Real Estate GTOs to Identify High-End Cash Buyers in Six Metro Areas

Yesterday, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) announced the renewal of certain Geographic Targeting Orders (GTOs) that temporarily place specific anti-money laundering-related reporting requirements on U.S. title insurance companies.

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