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7 Feb 2010, 9:35 pm by Walter Olson
Kevin Funnell at Bank Lawyer's Blog says blunt regulation threatens to wipe them out.... [read post]
11 Dec 2009, 5:51 am
It might be traceable to lawyers' arrogance, thinks Kevin Funnell at Bank Lawyer's Blog.... [read post]
19 May 2009, 5:35 am
And Kevin Funnell wonders whether the state AGs are due to jump in next. [read post]
14 Apr 2009, 5:59 am
Kevin Funnell of Bank Lawyer's Blog is,... [read post]
15 Jun 2012, 7:25 am by Walter Olson
Banks’ failure to comply with automatic-teller accessibility rules could open up a “goldmine for professional plaintiffs,” thinks Kevin Funnell. [read post]
10 Jun 2009, 7:07 am
" [Kevin Funnell, Bank Lawyer's Blog]... [read post]
6 Jul 2009, 7:19 am
Kevin Funnell at Bank Lawyers' Blog says Justice Scalia's majority opinion is not nearly as helpful to broad regulatory efforts by state AGs as one might have thought from some of the first reports. [read post]
14 May 2012, 8:26 am by Walter Olson
Kevin Funnell at Bank Lawyers Blog is a bit cynical about the Department of Justice’s headline-ready threats of enforcement action: [The DOJ claims] appear to be based upon consumer advocates’ claims that the bank takes better care of foreclosed-upon real estate it owns in neighborhoods where white people live than it does in areas where minorities live. [read post]
9 Nov 2013, 8:14 pm by Walter Olson
Kevin Funnell, on “The Long-Range Consequences Of Adopting The Mating Habits Of A Praying Mantis,” quotes Matthew L. [read post]
26 Mar 2015, 9:05 pm by Walter Olson
Administration has abused the law in mortgage lender settlements [House Judiciary hearing: Paul Larkin, Ted Frank testimony] Department of Justice official says banks may need to go much farther in informing authorities of customers who may be up to no good than just sending Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs) [Kevin Funnell] Interpol Red Notices, which among other effects cut off banking access, are open to geopolitical manipulation [Ted Bromund, Weekly Standard] No,… [read post]
26 May 2016, 9:05 pm by Walter Olson
Trying to pressure banks to cease tax refund anticipation lending, FDIC staff crossed several lines of impropriety [inspector general executive summary via Kevin Funnell] Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, class action lawyers’ best friend, aims to suppress arbitration [WSJ, The Hill, earlier here, here, here] When CEOs campaign for their view of social justice, do they disserve shareholders’ interest? [read post]
26 Apr 2012, 10:40 am by Walter Olson
A story about Bank of America suing itself in a foreclosure action got a bit of publicity recently, from sources like Credit Slips blogger and lawprof Alan White, but the snark was misplaced, says Kevin Funnell. [read post]
17 Apr 2014, 9:05 pm by Walter Olson
[Louise Bennetts, Cato; Peter Wallison, AEI, on Prudential SIFI designation] Regulators’ “choke hold” effort to throttle online payday lending draws protests [Kevin Funnell, more] Securities litigation after Amgen: time to reassess the fraud on the market presumption [Richard Epstein, Cato Regulation mag (PDF)] House hearing on allegations of employee retaliation at CFPB [Free Beacon, Funnell, more] “How To Destroy The Stock Market In 8… [read post]
20 Aug 2012, 9:06 pm by Walter Olson
New York plaintiff wanders the South looking for ATMs out of compliance with federal fee sticker regulation [Kevin Funnell, Bank Lawyers' Blog, earlier] In the mail: Stephen Bainbridge, “Corporate Governance After the Financial Crisis” (Oxford, 2012), with blurb from NYT “Deal Professor” Steven Davidoff: “an important book for those seeking to understand the theoretical and practical implications of Dodd-Frank, Sarbanes-Oxley, and the federal… [read post]
22 Apr 2012, 9:07 pm by Walter Olson
Paul to buckle in housing-disparate-impact case [Kevin Funnell] Justice Janice Rogers Brown: we can dream, can't we? [read post]
29 Jul 2014, 9:05 pm by Walter Olson
Federally run consumer complaint database at CPSC has been unfair and unreliable mess, so naturally CFPB wants one of its own [Kevin Funnell] Los Angeles, Miami, Providence, and Cook County among municipalities piling on lenders with mortgage and disparate-impact suits [same] “Just one way to stop corporate tax inversions: cut taxes” [Chris Edwards, NYT/Cato; more] “The IPO is dying. [read post]
8 Oct 2014, 9:05 pm by Walter Olson
[Bainbridge, more] Jury finds Arab Bank liable in terror finance lawsuit [Daniel Fisher first, second, third posts; Kevin Funnell first, second posts] “And since most cases do settle, the scope of the law is actually being determined by the DOJ rather than the courts. [read post]
16 Sep 2013, 9:05 pm by Walter Olson
“You can’t prove that favoritism influenced FDIC” in going easy on brass at Chicago bank [Kevin Funnell] Securities and Exchange Commission won’t give up bid for more power in stale cases despite 9-0 SCOTUS loss [my new Cato Institute] Is JP Morgan paying an enforcement price for Dimon’s outspoken criticism of regulators? [read post]
4 Sep 2013, 9:05 pm by Walter Olson
With arbitrary power to order capital levels, FDIC is Death Star to community banking [Kevin Funnell] “Oh please. [read post]