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Two Legal Issues Relevant to FHFA's Review of the FHLB System by Raymond Natter and Alfred Pollard, 11/04/2022 - This article appeared in HousingWire addresses two legal issues relevant to the current review of the Federal Home Loan Banks: FHFA’s statutory authority to reduce the number of Federal Home Loan Banks and the application of the FHLBank statutory “super lien.”

Implications of the Fifth Circuit’s Decision in Community Financial Association of America v. CFPB by Sivon, Natter & Wechsler, P.C., 11/09/2022 - This memorandum discusses the implications of the Fifth Circuit’s decision and concludes that the decision should not disrupt prior actions by the CFPB and that there are several significant bases for the decision to be reversed upon appeal.

The FDIC’s Supervision of Industrial Banks by James Sivon, 05/09/2022 - The paper compares the supervisory powers of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and the Federal Reserve Board and concludes that FDIC’s bank-centric supervision of industrial banks is just as effective in addressing potential risks to the FDIC’s deposit insurance fund as the Board’s consolidated supervision of bank holding companies.

Credit Washing Is A Dirty Business by Jason Kratovil

'Credit Washing' Scams Harm Lenders and Honest Borrowers by Jason Kratovil, 06/23/2021

Dodd-Frank Act and National Bank Preemption: Much Ado About  Nothing  by Raymond Natter and Katie Wechsler, Fall 2012

Congressional Intent Regarding the Qualified Mortgage Provision by Raymond Natter, 05/2012

Dodd-Frank Act and Remittances to Post-Conflict Countries: The Law of Unintended Consequences Strikes Again by Raymond Natter