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22 Jul 2015
by Colleen Mallick

[JURIST] US regulators on Tuesday ordered [text, PDF] Citigroup [corporate website] to refund $700 million to nine million credit card customers, along with a $70 million fine for illegal and deceptive practices.The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) [agency website] ordered the bank and its subsidiaries to refund its customers [CFPB … [read more]

Legal News
19 Jun 2014
by Nicholas Tomsho

[JURIST] The US Patent and Trademark Office [official website] on Wednesday announced [text, PDF] that it will cancel six trademark registrations belonging to National Football League team the Washington Redskins [official website]. Administrative trademark judge Karen Kuhlke found that the trademarks, which include the team's name, logo and the name … [read more]

Legal News
12 Apr 2014
by Matthew Pomy

[JURIST] The UN Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples, James Anaya, called Friday upon the owners of the Washington Redskins football team to change the team's name [press release]. Anaya focused on the hurtful history of the term "redskin" as it relates to Native Americans in the US. … [read more]

Legal News
9 Apr 2014
by Daniel Mullen

[JURIST] The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) [official website] on Wednesday ordered [text, PDF] Bank of America [corporate website] to pay $727 million for its illegal credit card practices. The CFPB asserts that Bank of America used deceptive marketing and unfair billing practices [CFPB press release] in violation of the … [read more]

Legal News
21 Mar 2014
by Amy Mathieu

[JURIST] The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit [official website] on Friday overturned [text, PDF] a lower court that struck down the Federal Reserve's cap on how much banks are permitted to charge businesses for debit card transactions. The lawsuit was initiated by a coalition of … [read more]

Legal News
2 Aug 2013
by Julie Deisher-Edwards

[JURIST] A judge for the US District Court for the District of Columbia [official website] on Wednesday struck down [opinion, PDF] Regulation II (Debit Card Interchange Fees and Routing) [text, PDF] of the Federal Reserve [official website], which held that the maximum interchange fee a bank can receive from a … [read more]

Legal News
20 Sep 2012
by Maureen Cosgrove

[JURIST] A judge for the US District Court for the District of South Dakota [official website] on Wednesday ruled [opinion, PDF] that South Dakota's ban on the use of tobacco in prisons infringes on the religious rights of Native American inmates. The Native American Council of Tribes (NACT), along with … [read more]

Legal News
22 Aug 2012
by Rebecca DiLeonardo

[JURIST] The UN Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples James Anaya on Wednesday called on US officials [statement] to consult with Native Americans in North Dakota about the scheduled sale of land in the Black Hills region of the state. Anaya noted [UN News Centre report] that local … [read more]

Legal News
8 May 2012
by Max Slater

[JURIST] UN Deputy Secretary-General Asha-Rose Migiro [official profile] said Monday that five years after the passage of the United Nations Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples [text, PDF], the international community needs to do more to ensure that the rights of indigenous peoples are protected [statement]. In her remarks … [read more]

Legal News
22 Apr 2012
by Jaimie Cremeans

[JURIST] UN Special Rapporteur on Rights of Indigenous Peoples James Anaya will visit the United States from April 23 to May 4 to launch the UN's first ever investigation into the rights situation [press release] of Native Americans. Anaya will be looking into the rights of Native Americans, Alaska Natives … [read more]

Legal News
3 Apr 2012
by Hillary Stemple

[JURIST] The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) [official website] on Monday filed charges [complaint, PDF; press release] in the US District Court for the Southern District of New York against the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) [corporate website] alleging that the bank was involved in an illegal futures trading … [read more]

Legal News
4 Dec 2011
by Maureen Cosgrove

[JURIST] Wall Street organizations International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) and Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) [official websites] on Friday filed a lawsuit challenging a regulation [complaint, text] implemented by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) [official website] that limits speculative trading. The CFTC adopted a Position Limits … [read more]

Legal News
22 Jul 2011
by Maureen Cosgrove

[JURIST] The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit [official website] on Friday overturned [opinion, PDF] the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) [official website] "proxy access" rule. The rule allowed certain shareholders to have their board nominees listed on company-mailed proxy ballots that also list the management's … [read more]

Legal News
21 Mar 2011
by Ashley Hileman

[JURIST] The US Supreme Court [official website; JURIST news archive] on Monday denied certiorari [order list, PDF] in Clearing House Association LLC v. Bloomberg LP [docket], leaving in place a ruling [JURIST report] requiring the Federal Reserve [official website] to release information regarding loans it made to various banks during … [read more]

Legal News
2 Oct 2010
by Sarah Paulsworth

[JURIST] The US Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC) [offical website] convened [press release] for the first time on Friday and approved a number of documents related to its duties under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act [text, PDF]. The FSOC, which operates within the US Department of … [read more]

Legal News
3 Aug 2010
by Daniel Richey

[JURIST] Speaking to a crowd of students and businesspeople at New York University's Stern School of Business on Tuesday, US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner [official profile] promised [speech text] a rapid rollout of new rules mandated by the Restoring Financial Stability Act [HR 4173 materials]. Signed into law [JURIST report] … [read more]

Legal News
24 Jul 2009
by Benjamin Hackman

[JURIST] The Obama administration sent Congress draft legislation [press release and materials] Wednesday that would put the Federal Reserve [official website] in charge of regulating the largest financial firms [text, PDF]. The proposed legislation would create an eight-member Financial Services Oversight Council [text, PDF] to pinpoint risks in financial markets … [read more]

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