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Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission continues hearings on shadow banking system

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 7 2010

Yesterday, the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission (FCIC) held the second of a two-day hearing entitled "The Shadow Banking System."

House subcommittee holds hearing on future of housing finance

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 15 2010

Earlier today, the House Financial Services Committee's Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Insurance and Government Sponsored Entities held a hearing entitled "The Future of Housing Finance: A Progress Update on GSEs" to discuss the primary causes of the financial downfall of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and to review the progress in improving the management of the GSEs over the two years since they were placed in conservatorship

Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission holds first public hearing

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 14 2010

Yesterday, the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission (FCIC) held its first public hearing to discuss the causes of the financial markets crisis

Seaway Bank and Trust Company assumes all of the deposits of First Suburban National Bank

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 25 2010

On Friday, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency closed First Suburban National Bank, headquartered in Maywood, Illinois, and appointed the FDIC as receiver

U.K. Insurance Industry Working Group publishes report

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 28 2009

Yesterday, the U.K.’s Insurance Industry Working Group, which is co-chaired by the Chancellor of the Exchequer Alistair Darling and Aviva's Group Chief Executive Andrew Moss, published its report on the challenges currently facing the insurance industry

Ireland announces plan to acquire property loans

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • September 16 2009

Earlier today, Ireland’s government announced additional details of its plan to acquire property loans from struggling banks in order to bring additional liquidity and stability to the troubled Irish financial system

Geithner testifies before Senate Banking Committee regarding regulatory restructuring proposal

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 18 2009

Today, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner testified before the Senate Banking Committee at a hearing entitled "The Administration’s Proposal to Modernize the Financial Regulatory System," to discuss the administration’s proposed regulatory overhaul

Federal Reserve Board proposes to create term deposit facility

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 28 2009

Today the Federal Reserve Board announced that it had proposed amendments to Regulation D, which addresses reserve requirements for depository institutions

Senate Banking Committee holds hearing on hedge fund regulation

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 16 2009

Yesterday, the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs held a hearing entitled "Regulating Hedge Funds and Other Private Investment Pools" to discuss legislation that would require all hedge fund advisers and the advisers of private equity and venture capital funds to register with the SEC

The Savannah Bank, National Association assumes deposits of First National Bank

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 28 2010

On Friday, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency closed First National Bank, headquartered in Savannah, Georgia, and appointed the FDIC as receiver for the bank