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Obama Continues DOL Fiduciary Debate with Veto

June 13th, 2016

Obama Continues DOL Fiduciary Debate with Veto Subject:  Market Transparency & Individual Accountability Summary Analysis:  This week, President Obama vetoed a resolution passed by Congress to amend the Department of Labor’s (DOL) definition of “fiduciary” according to the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA).  The definition was amended by recent […]

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Industry Pushes Back Against New Basel Proposal

June 13th, 2016

Industry Pushes Back Against New Basel Proposal Theme:  Changing Regulatory Tide A coalition of industry stakeholders is ramping up opposition to a plan proposed by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision to standardize financial institutions’ methods for assessing risk and exposure. The new model was proposed in March and would […]

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Yates Memo has “Upset the Expectations of Businesses”

June 7th, 2016

Yates Memo has “Upset the Expectations of Businesses” Subject:  Individual Accountability Summary Analysis:  The United States (US) Chamber of Commerce’s Institute for Legal Reform published a report examining the challenges posed by the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) Yates Memo, issued last September.  The Chamber of Commerce argues that in a […]

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SIFMA – Regulators & Banks Talk Culture & Conduct Risk

March 28th, 2016

Regulators & Banks Talk Culture & Conduct Risk   Recurring Theme:  Individual Accountability   Summary Analysis:  Conduct risk remained a hot topic throughout all three days of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association’s (SIFMA) Compliance and Legal Society Annual Seminar.  Compliance executives from some of the largest financial institutions […]

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Fresh from SIFMA: Regulatory Collaboration on the Rise

March 17th, 2016

Regulatory Collaboration on the Rise Recurring Theme:  Changing Regulatory Tide   Summary Analysis:  As Clutch Group continues its coverage of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association’s (SIFMA) Compliance and Legal Society Annual Seminar, the team has observed the emerging theme of regulatory pile-on. Throughout conference discussions, several government officials […]

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DOJ Officials Clarify Yates Memo

March 14th, 2016

DOJ Officials Clarify Yates Memo   Recurring Theme:  Individual Accountability   Summary Analysis:  Clutch Group is currently sponsoring and attending the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association’s (SIFMA) Compliance and Legal Society Annual Seminar in Orlando, Florida.  Today, at the conference, officials from the Department of Justice (DOJ) discussed the […]

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Fed Official Advocates Breaking Up Banks

February 24th, 2016

Fed Official Advocates Breaking Up Banks   Recurring Theme:  Changing Regulatory Tide   Summary Analysis:  Neel Kashkari, President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, delivered remarks before the Brookings Institute in Washington, DC, last week.  During his remarks, Kashkari proposed breaking up the country’s largest banks to put an […]

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EU Regulators Invite Comment on AML Regulations

December 14th, 2015

  Rob Gruppetta, Head of Financial Crime at the United Kingdom’s (UK) Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), delivered remarks at the Accuity Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Risk Reduction and Compliance Europe Conference this week on December 8, 2015. The speech, entitled Examining the Future of AML Regulations, surveyed the current AML landscape […]

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International Privacy Conference Offers Platform to Discuss EU US Safe Harbor Ruling

October 26th, 2015

The International Privacy Conference convenes its 37th annual event today, October 26, 2015 through October 29, 2015, in Amsterdam.  Over 100 data protection and privacy commissioners representing 63 countries, including the European Union (EU), are expected to attend.  At the conference, a commission of nineteen “renowned privacy experts” from the […]

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Clutch Group President Brandon Daniels Speaks On Data Surveillance at 2015 Electronic Discovery Institute Summit

October 16th, 2015

Brandon Daniels moderated a panel discussion on October 15 on the challenges and possibilities of adopting and integrating data surveillance technology NEW ORLEANS, LA (PRWEB) OCTOBER 16, 2015 Clutch Group, an organization dedicated to helping companies tackle complex legal, risk and compliance issues, is a Diamond Ambassador at the 2015 […]

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