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Women in Law Empowerment Forum awarded Schiff Hardin its 2015 Gold Standard in Recognition of Integration of Women in the Firm for the 3rd straight year. Schiff Hardin was one of only eight firms in the nation to earn a perfect score.
Financial technology, commonly referred to as FinTech, describes many different things relating to financial services companies’ activities and capabilities.
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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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.
Cybersecurity is emerging as one of the most significant and potentially dangerous risk areas facing financial institutions.
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.
Whether dealing with online competitors, market disruption or regulatory uncertainty, companies operating in the U.S. face a host of new and ongoing challenges.
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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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
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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.
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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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.
Few industries have more legal landmines related to terminating commercial contracts for cause than the construction industry.
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.