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Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank taken over by regulators

As many of you are aware, Silicon Valley Bank (SVB), a bank licensed by the State of California whose deposits are insured by the FDIC, was seized by the California Department of Financial Protection and Innovation and placed into FDIC receivership on Friday, March 10. Read our full update here.… Continue Reading

Department of Labor publishes conflict of interest rule

Today, the Department of Labor (“DOL”) published its much anticipated and highly controversial Conflict of Interest Rule regarding imposition of a fiduciary standard on advisors providing recommendations for retirement accounts.  Norton Rose Fulbright previously reviewed industry criticism of the anticipated rule as well as measures firms were already taking in anticipation of the rule, including … Continue Reading