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SEC provides interpretive guidance on ratings disclosure in non-ABS offerings

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

Yesterday, the SEC's Division of Corporation Finance issued a set of Compliance and Disclosure Interpretations regarding the disclosure of ratings-related information in connection with offerings of securities other than asset-backed securities (ABS

Federal Reserve approves final rule implementing certain provisions of Credit CARD Act effective February 22, 2010

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

On January 12, 2010, the Federal Reserve Board approved a final rule (the “Final Rule”) amending Regulation Z (which implements the Truth in Lending Act (TILA)) and the related staff commentary (“Official Staff Interpretations”), in order to implement certain provisions of the Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure Act of 2009 (the “Credit CARD Act” or the “Act”) that take effect on February 22, 2010

Treasury and HUD release June HAMP report and July Monthly Housing Scorecard

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 20 2010

Yesterday, the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released the June report under the Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP

Standard & Poor’s identifies likely European targets and potential U.S. acquirers

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • European Union, USA
  • -
  • July 9 2010

In recent weeks, Standard & Poor's Market, Credit, and Risk Strategies (MCRS) group released its findings regarding the likelihood of U.S. companies engaging in mergers and acquisitions in Europe while also identifying possible targets

Providence Bank assumes all of the deposits of Premier Bank

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 17 2010

On Friday, the Missouri Division of Finance closed Premier Bank, headquartered in Jefferson City, Missouri, and appointed the FDIC as receiver

TCF Financial files suit challenging constitutionality of Durbin amendment

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 13 2010

On Tuesday, TCF National Bank, one of the nation's largest debit card issuers, announced that it had filed suit challenging the constitutionality of the so-called "Durbin amendment" to the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 (Dodd-Frank Act) "on three separate grounds: the regulations take our property without just compensation and without Due Process of Law; and they also deny us Equal Protection under the law."

Moody's discloses receipt of Wells Notice

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 10 2010

In its Form 10-Q filed late on Friday, Moody's Corporation disclosed that, on March 18, 2010, it "received a 'Wells Notice' from the Staff of the SEC stating that the Staff is considering recommending that the Commission institute administrative and cease-and-desist proceedings against MIS in connection with MIS's initial June 2007 application on SEC Form NRSRO to register as a nationally recognized statistical rating organization under the Credit Rating Agency Reform Act of 2006

Treasury releases completed transactions report showing more CPP transactions

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 11 2009

Yesterday, Treasury released a completed transactions report showing its most recent round of completed funding under the Troubled Asset Relief Program

Geithner: "the financial system is starting to heal"

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

In a speech this morning before the Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA), while acknowledging that "the process of financial recovery and repair is going to take time," Treasury Secretary Geithner cited several key metrics that indicated that "the financial system is starting to heal"

Dodd and Shelby announce agreement on portions of legislation

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 5 2010

Today, as the Senate continued floor debate on financial reform legislation, Senate Banking Committee Chairman Christopher Dodd (D-CT) announced that he had reached an agreement with Ranking Member Richard Shelby (R-AL) on "provisions for orderly liquidation and emergency liquidity programs in the bill to bring accountability to Wall Street."