Advocacy Updates

Regulators Begin Volcker Rule Overhaul

The OCC and the FDIC approved an interagency overhaul of the law that governs the relationships banks can have with private equity firms.

No Summer Break for Labor Department

The DOL delivered a new rule to the White House, lawmakers proposed new regulations for franchisers, and leadership shakeups risk stalling new regulations.

Global Risks Prompt Fed Rate Cut

The Federal Reserve's policymaking body agreed Wednesday to lower interest rates for the first time since the financial crisis amid rising global risks.

SEC Issues Risk Alert on Privacy Compliance

The SEC's compliance wing released a risk alert related to Regulation S-P, the rule protecting consumer information and privacy for investment advisers.

Leveraged Lending Continues to Raise Concerns in D.C.

As leveraged loans continue to rise, Congress, regulators and news outlets question the risk they could pose during an economic downtown.