Banking Law. Legal news and articles for August 31 - 31, 2011

In America The Rule Of Law Is VacatedTransnational Organized Crime and Mass-Marketing Fraud: A Call for a Swift and ...Plein Air Painting of Bank Freaks Out Police, BankersUS court asked to deny Drumm protectionIBM buying British security data company i2Russell Cites 'Immediate Need' for Change in Bid for CoronerOriental Financial Group Declares Regular Quarterly Cash Dividend of $0.05 per ...First Data Adds Online Banking ProtectionsRussell Cites 'Immediate Need' for Change in Bid for CoronerTop Banking Regulators to Keynote American Banker's Regulatory SymposiumYuan internationalization takes off in Hong KongBig move for Jackson law firmIBM to acquire i2Regulated information - Ageas and Norges Bank: NotificationOnline Banking's Spread Increases Danger of Hacking

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Priority sector lending
BusinessWorld OnlineAugust 17, 2011

While the aggregate number looks compliant with the law, many banks still under-complied with the requirements of the law. A study based on published bank statements shows that 60% of universal and commercial banks are non-compliant in the micro/small ...more »

AOL Huddles With Top M&A Team
AdweekAugust 25, 2011

AOL has retained two of the biggest names in mergers and acquisitions, law firm Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz and investment banking company Allen & Company LLC. A team from those firms, including Wachtell, Lipton founding partner Martin Lipton and ...more »

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In America The Rule Of Law Is Vacated
Center for Research on GlobalizationAugust 31, 2011

With bank fraudsters, torturers, and war criminals running free, the US Department of Justice (sic) has nothing better to do than to harass the famous Tennessee guitar manufacturer, ...more »

Transnational Organized Crime and Mass-Marketing Fraud: A Call for a Swift and ...
Brookings InstitutionAugust 31, 2011

If trade-based money laundering is involved, the proceeds may be routed through normal banking systems. Mass-marketing fraud accentuates some typical challenges to law enforcement in the investigation and prosecution of transactional crime. ...more »

Plein Air Painting of Bank Freaks Out Police, Bankers
LAistAugust 31, 2011

We have to look out for the safety of our customers and employees," said Gary Kishner, a spokesman for Chase Bank. Schaefer's mother was worried that his employers might not appreciate the extra attention that he's getting from law enforcement. ...more »

US court asked to deny Drumm protection
RTE.ieAugust 31, 2011

Anglo Irish Bank has asked a court in the US to deny David Drumm a discharge under US bankruptcy laws. Mr Drumm filed for bankruptcy last year and the court has been examining his case that he should be allowed to walk away from more than €10m in debts ...more »

IBM buying British security data company i2
AFPAugust 31, 2011

... a British firm that makes software for crime and fraud prevention. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The Cambridge, England-based i2 has 350 employees and more than 4500 customers in 150 countries in sectors such as banking, ...more »

Russell Cites 'Immediate Need' for Change in Bid for Coroner
Patch.comAugust 31, 2011

... Rob Russell's awaits his speech prior to his candidacy announcement at the PNC Bank in St. Charles, Illinois, Wednesday, August 31, 2011. A former candidate for Kane County sheriff has targeted a different elected county law-enforcement job. ...more »

Oriental Financial Group Declares Regular Quarterly Cash Dividend of $0.05 per ...
MarketWatch (press release)August 31, 2011

Oriental Financial Group Inc. is a diversified financial holding company that operates under US and Puerto Rico banking laws and regulations, principally through its two subsidiaries, Oriental Bank and Trust and Oriental Financial Services. ...more »

First Data Adds Online Banking Protections
US BankerAugust 31, 2011

Trusteer Rapport and Trusteer Pinpoint, the companies say, will help protect against Trojans such as Zeus, SpyEye and Torpig that can hijack a user's browser and commit fraud. Trusteer Rapport is security software that protects web communication by ...more »

Russell Cites 'Immediate Need' for Change in Bid for Coroner
Patch.comAugust 31, 2011

Russell, a former corporal in the DuPage County Sheriff's Office with more than 15 years of law-enforcement experience, said that he felt the laws governing the conduct of elected officials were enough for the embattled coroner. "We have laws in place, ...more »

Top Banking Regulators to Keynote American Banker's Regulatory Symposium
MarketWatch (press release)August 31, 2011

"Additionally, I'm excited to have several leading bank CEOs offer their views on the law," Blackwell said. "The quality and caliber of speakers make this an event that shouldn't be missed by anyone interested in financial services policy. ...more »

Yuan internationalization takes off in Hong Kong
Reuters Blogs (blog)August 31, 2011

Rocked by ongoing inflationary pressure, credit concerns and volatile equities markets, businesses are banking on yuan-denominated bond issuances to boost their capital base. Last month, Australia's Agincourt Capital Management LLC issued A$500 million ...more »

Big move for Jackson law firm
Jackson Clarion LedgerAugust 31, 2011

...banking, construction, financial services, gaming, government relations, public finance, tax, and real estate sectors," the statement noted. The 88-year-old Winter is the last partner on the letterhead still practicing with the storied law firm, ...more »

IBM to acquire i2
Bizjournals.comAugust 31, 2011

...fraud and security threats. i2 provides intelligence analytics for crime and fraud prevention to more than 4500 customers in 150 countries. It's clients cover multiple sectors including banking, defense, health care, insurance, law enforcement, ...more »

Regulated information - Ageas and Norges Bank: Notification
CisionWire (press release)August 31, 2011

In accordance with the rules on financial transparency, Norges Bank sent a notification on 24 August 2011 advising that, on 22 August 2011, its interest has exceeded the threshold of 5% of the shares issued by Ageas and reached 5.04%. ...more »

Online Banking's Spread Increases Danger of Hacking
LoanSafeAugust 31, 2011

Security software that can protect against viruses, spyware and malware should be part of online banking security measures, whether you are using a computer or smartphone for online banking, experts advise. “Most instances of banking fraud are not due ...more »

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