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Treasury Secretary Geithner testifies before House Financial Services Committee on international regulatory issues relevant to the implementation of Dodd-Frank

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 23 2010

Yesterday, U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner testified at a House Financial Services Committee's hearing entitled “the State of the International Financial System, Including International Regulatory Issues Relevant to the Implementation of the Dodd-Frank Act.”

SEC adopts proposals to strengthen the regulatory framework of credit rating agencies and proposes to prohibit the use of flash orders

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

At yesterday's open meeting, the Securities and Exchange Commission voted unanimously to adopt a series of proposals that impose new disclosure and conflict of interest requirements on nationally recognized statistical rating organizations (NRSROs), eliminate references to credit ratings by NRSROs from certain SEC rules and forms, and re-open the comment period regarding the proposed elimination of additional NRSRO references from SEC rules and forms

Federal Reserve and Treasury announce further extension of TALF

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 17 2009

This morning, the Federal Reserve and Treasury jointly issued releases announcing the extension of the Term Asset-Backed Securities Loan Facility (TALF

A comparison of transatlantic responses to the financial crisis from the European Central Bank's perspective

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • European Union, USA
  • -
  • September 11 2009

Today, in a speech before a conference organized by Banca d’Italia, Bruegel and the Peterson Institute for International Economics in Rome, Mr. Lorenzo Bini Smaghi, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank (ECB) delivered a speech entitled “An ocean apart? Comparing transatlantic responses to the financial crisis.”

House Committee on Financial Services, Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Insurance, and Government Sponsored Enterprises holds hearing addressing mark-to-market accounting

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 13 2009

Yesterday, the House Committee on Financial Services, Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Insurance, and Government Sponsored Enterprises held a hearing entitled "Mark-to-Market Accounting: Practices and Implications."

SEC proposes rules relating to enhanced disclosure of representations and warranties in ABS transaction documents

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 6 2010

Yesterday, pursuant to Section 943 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank Act), the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposed rules that would require additional disclosures regarding the use of representations and warranties in transaction documents for asset-backed securities (ABS) offerings

FINRA fines Deutsche Bank Securities $7.5 million for negligent misrepresentation and other violations in connection with subprime mortgage issuances

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 23 2010

Yesterday, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) announced that it has fined Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. (Deutsche Bank) $7.5 million for negligently misrepresenting and underreporting delinquency data in connection with the issuance of subprime securities, failing to correct errors by third-party vendor and servicers, and failing to establish proper systems and controls to supervise its “reporting of required historical delinquency information.”

Secretary Geithner testifies before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on the role of the G-20 in the global economy

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • Global, USA
  • -
  • November 18 2009

Yesterday, Treasury Secretary Geithner appeared before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee

FASB close to finalizing amendments to Statement 140 and Fin 46(r)

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 19 2009

Yesterday, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) concluded its deliberations on two proposals, Fin 46(R) and Statement 140

SEC proposes rules regarding third-party due diligence reports and certifications for asset-backed securities

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 1 2011

As part of its continuing efforts to implement the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the “Dodd-Frank Act”), on May 18, 2011, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “Commission”) unanimously approved for public comment proposed rules that would require nationally recognized statistical rating organizations (NRSROs), issuers and underwriters to make public the findings and conclusions of any due diligence reports prepared by a third-party service provider in an asset-backed securities transaction