Laws & Regulation

  1. Here's What Debt Collectors Couldn't Do Anymore

    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has proposed new regulations designed to ...
  2. Private Prison REITs Suffer on DoJ Decision (CXW, ...

    The markets have overreacted to the Department of Justice ruling, tanking the private ...
  3. Will Installment Loans Be the New Payday Loans?

    Payday lenders are leaning toward installment loans as a result of proposed federal ...
  4. Is the Affordable Care Act Failing?

    Another big insurer has pulled out of Obamacare-mandated insurance exchanges. As ...
  5. Eight Financial Safeguards If Disaster Strikes

    In an emergency like a fire, hurricane, flood, tornado or earthquake, you may not ...
  6. The Reinsurance Industry: An Inside Look

    Low demand and high regulatory pressures may be problematic for the global reinsurance ...
  1. Private Prison REITs Suffer on DoJ Decision (CXW, ...

    The markets have overreacted to the Department of Justice ruling, tanking the private ...
  2. Is the Affordable Care Act Failing?

    Another big insurer has pulled out of Obamacare-mandated insurance exchanges. As ...
  3. South Korea Suspends Sales of Volkswagen Vehicles ...

    South Korean authorities have revoked all certifications related to 80 models, equivalent ...
  4. Oracle Ordered To Pay HPE $3 Billion In Damages ...

    Oracle was ordered by a California jury to pay Hewlett Packard Enterprise $3 Billion ...
  5. Baidu Slashes Revenue Expectations 10% (BIDU)

    Although Baidu is optimistic about its stock comeback, in the short term the government ...
  6. Citi And AT&T Lock Horns on "Thank You" Campaigns

    Citigroup sues AT&T for alleged trademark infringement for the latter's use of "thanks" ...
  1. Who regulates mortgage lenders?

    The Federal Truth in Lending Act and the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA) dictate most of the regulations mortgage ...
  2. What exactly is insider trading?

    An "insider" is any person who possesses at least one of the following: 1) access to valuable non-public information about ...
  3. What is the Writ of Mandamus?

    Learn how the powerful, but rarely used, court-ordered writs of mandamus can end an injustice and force someone, or a public ...
  4. Are UTMA accounts escheatable?

    Find out whether your UTMA account can be escheated, the basics of escheatment and who is responsible for maintaining account ...
  1. 5 Jobs That Aren't Legal In All States

    If you like a little controversy with your career, check out these jobs.
  2. SEC Filings: Forms You Need to Know

    The forms companies are required to file provide a clear view of their histories ...
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