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‘Ability-to-pay’ proposals for Regulation Z open for comment

The Federal Reserve Board has requested public comment on proposed revisions to Regulation Z that would require lenders to determine a consumer’s ability to repay a mortgage before making a loan.

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Sarbanes-Oxley arbitration ban applies retroactively

A new federal law banning the arbitration of certain whistleblower claims applies to a retaliation lawsuit filed before the statute’s enactment, a U.S. District Court in Massachusetts has ruled in denying a motion to compel arbitration.

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