Removal of the FDIC’s Part 350 Annual Disclosure Statement Requirement

FIL-14-2019 March 20, 2019 Removal of the FDIC’s Part 350 Annual Disclosure Statement Requirement Printable Format: FIL-14-2019 – PDF (PDF Help) Summary: On March 8, 2019, the FDIC Board approved a final rule rescinding and removing Part 350 of the FDIC’s regulations, which is entitled Disclosure of Financial and Other Information by FDIC Insured State […]

FTC Will Reschedule Roundtable with State Attorneys General

The Federal Trade Commission is rescheduling a Roundtable with the State Attorneys General, which originally had been planned for March 25 as part of the agency’s Hearings Initiative, due to logistical issues. A new date and further details for the session will be announced as soon as they become available. The Federal Trade Commission develops […]

FTC and CFPB Report on 2018 Activities to Combat Illegal Debt Collection Practices

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Bureau or CFPB) reported on their 2018 activities to combat illegal debt collection practices. The annual report to Congress on the administration of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) highlights both agencies’ efforts to stop unlawful debt collection practices, including robust law enforcement, […]

FTC Hearings on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century Continue with Discussion of Competition and Consumer Protection in Broadband Markets

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Kent R.E. Whitney, David Lee Parrish, The Church for the Healthy Self a/k/a CHS Trust, and CHS Asset Management Inc.

Litigation Release No. 24426 / March 18, 2019 Securities and Exchange Commission v. Kent R.E. Whitney, David Lee Parrish, The Church for the Healthy Self a/k/a CHS Trust, and CHS Asset Management Inc., No. 8:19-civ-499 (C.D. Ca. filed Mar. 13, 2019) The Securities and Exchange Commission announced fraud charges and an asset freeze against the […]

Dale M. Walker

Litigation Release No. 24424 / March 15, 2019 Securities and Exchange Commission v. Dale M. Walker, No. 5:19-cv-00097-TES (M.D. GA, filed March 15, 2019) The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged Dale M. Walker, the former County Manager of Macon-Bibb County, Georgia, with misleading three Macon-Bibb County public pension fund boards in connection with their […]

Edward Withrow, et al.

Litigation Release No. 24425 / March 15, 2019 Securities and Exchange Commission v. Edward Withrow, et al., No. 15-cv-13348 (D. Mass. filed Sept. 14, 2015) A federal district court in Boston, Massachusetts has entered a final judgment and an order in a microcap fraud case against California resident Edward Withrow III, the former chairman of […]

Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft, et al.

Litigation Release No. 24422 / March 15, 2019 Securities and Exchange Commission v. Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft, et al., No. 19-cv-01391 (N.D. Cal.) (filed March 14, 2019) The Securities and Exchange Commission charged Volkswagen AG, two of its subsidiaries, and its former CEO, Martin Winterkorn, for defrauding U.S. investors, raising billions of dollars through the corporate bond […]

Christina Marie Daniels, et al.

Litigation Release No. 24423 / March 15, 2019 Securities and Exchange Commission v. Christina Marie Daniels, et al., No. 2:19-mc-00023-DSF-JEM (C.D. Cal. filed February 14, 2019) On March 13, 2019, the Securities and Exchange Commission obtained an order upon consent compelling Christina Marie Daniels of Riverside, California, Kim Bennett of Missoula, Montana, and Valentino Moca […]