Eversheds Sutherland Regulatory

Reform Task Force -


For Banks

Roadmaps and Summaries on the key provisions and regulatory rulemakings impacting banks can be found below for each relevant title:

Road Maps Summaries
Title I Title I
Title II Title II
Title III Title III
Title VI Title IV
CFTC Title VII Title VII
SEC Title VII Title X
Title XI Title XI
Title XII Title XII


News and Legal Alerts

Article: High Court Provides Closure on Durbin Rules – What Now?
January 29, 2015 Reprinted with permission Law360

Legal Alert: CFPB Warns Credit Card Companies About Potential UDAAP Violations When Marketing Promotional Interest Rates
September 8, 2014

Legal Alert: Final Volcker Rule: Update and Key Takeaways
January 13, 2014

Legal Alert: CFPB Releases Preliminary Report on Arbitration Agreements But Defers Final Analysis and Recommendations
December 13, 2013

Legal Alert: Federal Agencies Issue Final Volcker Rule
December 13, 2013

PCAOB and SEC Alter Audit Landscape for Broker-Dealers
Fall 2013 Reprinted with permission American Bar Association Newsletter

Press Release: Sutherland Continues Expansion of Insurance and Financial Services Practice in New York
August 20, 2013

Regulation II implements the Durbin Amendment, which limits fees paid by merchants for debit interchange and provides that merchants may route transactions through two or more debit networks. The Final Rules for Regulation II went into effect on October 1, 2011.

Frequently Asked Questions - Regulation II: The Federal Reserve has addressed certain questions regarding prepaid cards and the provisions prohibiting circumvention and evasion of the interchange fee caps.

Small issuers with assets of less than $10 billion are exempt from the debit interchange fee caps set for in Reg. II
August 29, 2011

Press Release from the Federal Reserve Regarding the Final Rules,
June 29, 2011

Dodd-Frank Brings Expansion Opportunities - and Obstacles
April 29-May 5, 2011

Dodd-Frank Title VII Update: Where Are We and Where Are We Going?
10 Important Issues Facing Derivatives Users

February 23, 2011

Legal Alert: Lawsuit Challenges Constitutionality of Debit Card Interchange Provisions of Dodd-Frank Act
October 13, 2010

Legal Alert: Defining "Financial Institution" Under Title VIII of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act
October 6, 2010

Legal Alert: New Whistleblower Protections for Financial Service Employees
October 1, 2010

Legal Alert: Dodd-Frank Act Creates Significant Changes in Bankruptcy Law Affecting Derivatives and Other Trading Counterparties
September 22, 2010

Legal Alert: Interchange Fee Regulation Included in Wall Street Reform Bill Passed by Senate
May 21, 2010  

Legal Alert: Senate Wall Street Reform Bill Includes Proposed Regulation of Credit and Debit Card Interchange Fees
May 12, 2010

Legal Alert: Federal Reserve Publishes Rules Implementing Provisions of the CARD Act Relating to Gift Cards, Gift Certificates and Prepaid Cards
May 7, 2010  

Legal Alert: Obama Administration Proposes Financial Crisis Responsibility Fee
January 15, 2010

Legal Alert: Banking: Financial Regulatory Reform - A New Foundation: Rebuilding Financial Supervision and Regulation
June 23, 2009


James M. Cain +1.202.383.0180 JamesCain@eversheds-sutherland.com
W. Scott Sorrels +1.404.853.8087 ScottSorrels@eversheds-sutherland.com
B. Knox Dobbins +1.404.853.8053 KnoxDobbins@eversheds-sutherland.com

Other Resources

External Resources
FDIC and Financial Regulatory Reform

Legislative Benchmarks
November 19, 2009:
Regulatory Reform, markup, The Senate Banking Committee, on the Dodd bill entitled, "The Restoring American Financial Stability Act of 2009." 

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