Members of Ballard Spahr’s Consumer Financial Services group recently participated in the American Bar Association Business Law Section Annual Meeting held in Boston, Massachusetts. On September 8, Ballard partner, Dee Spagnuolo, joined Director Stuart Ishimaru of the CFPB’s Office of Minority and Women Inclusion, and other industry leaders for a panel discussion entitled, “Diversity and Dodd-Frank Section 342.”… Continue Reading
On March 3, 2015, the World Bank Group announced the creation of an External Advisory Panel (Panel) for Diversity & Inclusion. This announcement comes on the heels of the newly released diversity Standards, developed pursuant to the Dodd-Frank Act, which are applicable to regulated entities, including financial institutions doing business in the United States.… Continue Reading
On April 29, 2014, the Office of Minority and Women Inclusion (OMWI) of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB or Bureau) released its third Annual Report for 2014, as mandated by section 342(e) of the Dodd-Frank Act (Act).
In the Report, CFPB stated that six agencies under Dodd-Frank have completed the final diversity policy statement, which now is undergoing final approval by the agencies, signaling that release of the final standards may be imminent. … Continue Reading