Brendan Clegg joined Alston & Bird in March 2021 as counsel in the Financial Services & Products Group in Washington, D.C. He focuses his practice on state and federal bank regulatory issues and advises bank and non-bank clients regarding Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering (BSA/AML) and Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) compliance. He also represents bank […]
As the country begins to emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic and the U.S. economy gets back on track, banks nationwide should expect their activities to come under government scrutiny. The impacts of the coronavirus have touched every corner of the banking industry as institutions have striven to meet the evolving needs of their customers, continue […]
A&B ABstract: On January 13, 2021, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) issued a Statement encouraging financial institutions to expand access to financial products and services for consumers with limited English proficiency (“LEP”). The CFPB considers a consumer to have LEP if the person has a limited ability to read, write, speak, or understand English. […]
On August 13, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey announced the creation of a Data Privacy and Security Division with the AG’s office, and named Sara Cable as Chief of the new division. The new division is intended to protect Massachusetts consumers from increased threats to the privacy and security of their data.
On August 11, a multidisciplinary group of Alston & Bird lawyers hosted the webinar “The Impact of COVID-19 on Mortgage Servicing Rights and Servicing Advances.” Participants were Karen Gelernt and Katrina Llanes, Finance practice partners; Matthew Mamak, Corporate Transactions and Securities practice partner; and Nanci Weissgold, Financial Services & Products practice partner. The webinar addressed […]