By Joseph Lawler | 09/18/14 05:43 PM
Home Depot said "criminals used unique, custom-built malware to evade detection" and steal customers' information between April and September.
09/18/14 04:30 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — In a high-stakes legal offshoot of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, a U.S. jury was asked Thursday to decide whether executives at Jordan-based Arab Bank should be held responsible for a wave of suicide bombings in the early 2000s that left several Americans dead or wounded. A...
By Joseph Lawler | 09/18/14 10:18 AM
The Fed chairwoman noted that families are still struggling in the wake of the recession, even though the economy has steadily, if slowly, improved.
09/16/14 11:53 AM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Legal Newsline) – With the unsealing process in the Garlock Sealing Technologies bankruptcy proceeding ongoing, attorney Mark Plevin has detailed the importance of access to the protected evidence that led to Bankruptcy Judge George Hodges’ landmark decision. Plevin’s article,...
By Joseph Lawler | 09/12/14 04:33 PM
The Federal Reserve is taking new steps to guard against again being caught by surprise by threats to the financial system.
By Joseph Lawler | 09/10/14 07:47 PM
If Republicans take control of the Senate after the November elections, Obama's ability to appoint his preferred candidates to the Federal Reserve Board of Governors would be limited.
By Joseph Lawler | 09/09/14 01:38 PM
Warren launched into an extended criticism of regulators at a Senate hearing after Federal Reserve Governor Daniel Tarullo said that he didn't know whether his agency had referred any bank executives to the Justice Department for criminal prosecution.
By Joseph Lawler | 09/09/14 12:18 PM
Federal regulators expect to finish writing this year a long-overdue mortgage regulation that was one of the most important provisions of the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial reform law.
By Joseph Lawler | 09/08/14 06:57 PM
Requiring big banks to hold extra capital is required by the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial reform law and the Basel III international accords on banking regulations, both of which were drafted in the wake of the 2008 crisis to prevent bank failures that threaten to bring down the financial system and...
By Joseph Lawler | 09/06/14 02:06 PM
Four years after the Dodd-Frank financial reform law passed Congress, most of its big regulatory provisions have been written. But that doesn't mean that the lobbying and politicking over the legislation is over.
By Joseph Lawler | 09/05/14 01:44 PM
The banking industry now has a net positive rating of 8 points, up from near -30 points in the depths of the recession. The real estate industry also has undergone a dramatic reversal in public perception, notching its first positive rating since the peak of the housing bubble in 2006.
By Joseph Lawler | 09/04/14 07:15 PM
New regulations intended to prevent future financial panics will force banks and other companies to hold more Treasury securities.
By Joseph Lawler | 09/04/14 05:32 PM
The decision means that MetLife will be regulated as a large bank, with tighter regulations, higher capital requirements and oversight from the Federal Reserve.
09/04/14 03:15 PM
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Online brokerage TD Ameritrade announced Thursday that it's becoming an official NFL sponsor this fall to tell more about its services and increase the chances of its ads being seen. Chief Marketing Officer Denise Karkos said the Omaha-based company already advertised during...
By Joseph Lawler | 09/04/14 12:06 PM
European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said the bank's governing council was "unanimous in its commitment to using additional unconventional instruments within its mandate" if they became necessary to prevent inflation from falling too low.
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