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Latest News in Capital Markets

  • December 07, 2021

    CFPB Adopts Rule To Smooth Libor's End In Consumer Loans

    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau took another step Tuesday in the move away from Libor as a financial industry benchmark rate, releasing a final rule that aims to assist with the switch to alternative benchmarks for adjustable-rate mortgages, credit cards and other types of consumer credit.

  • December 07, 2021

    Experian Predicts 'Cyberdemic' To Continue Through 2022

    Hackers will continue to exploit weaknesses in cybersecurity through 2022, taking advantage of the pandemic-related migration to working remotely and expanding their reach to include attacks on online gambling and cryptocurrencies, according to a report released Monday by consumer credit reporting company Experian PLC.

  • December 07, 2021

    FINRA Fines Wells Fargo $2.25M Over Customer Data Issue

    The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority hit two Wells Fargo units with a $2.25 million fine on claims that they failed to store customer information in the "WORM" format required under federal anti-money laundering regulations, and then took three years to report it to FINRA after the issue was uncovered by staff.

  • December 07, 2021

    Biden's OCC Pick Omarova Bows Out Amid Senate Opposition

    Law professor Saule Omarova has thrown in the towel on her bid to serve as a top banking regulator in the Biden administration, pulling her nomination to the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency amid opposition from Republicans, the banking industry and even some moderate Democrats.

  • December 07, 2021

    4 Firms Guide Weather Security Platform's $1.2B SPAC Merger

    The Tomorrow Companies Inc. agreed on Tuesday to go public through a merger with a special-purpose acquisition company that values the weather and climate security platform at $1.2 billion, in a deal guided by four law firms.

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Capital Markets

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  • TRANSACTIONS
  • High-yield debt, corporate bond, convertible debt, and hybrid offerings
  • Share buybacks and stock splits
  • Stock- or debt-funded acquisitions
  • Distressed investments and bankruptcy proceedings
  • Joint ventures
  • Capital instruments, including mezzanine and venture
  • Leveraged buyouts
  • Real estate investment trust deals
  • AGENCIES
  • Financial Industry Regulatory Authority
  • U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission
  • U.S. Department of the Treasury
  • Public Company Accounting Oversight Board
  • U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
  • European Securities and Markets Authority
  • European Central Bank
  • European Commission
  • UK Financial Conduct Authority
  • POLICY & REGULATION
  • Dodd-Frank Act
  • Delaware corporate law
  • Financial company lobbying
  • International banking legislation and regulation
  • LITIGATION
  • Corporate governance cases, including those over leadership changes, executive compensation, and shareholder rights
  • Competition disputes
  • Privacy issues
  • PROFILES
  • Personnel moves
  • Profiles of capital markets practices

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  • Policymakers at federal and state agencies
  • Judges and court staff across the U.S.
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