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Class action round-up - spring 2014

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 22 2014

In a mortgage-related row, the Ninth Circuit reversed the Central District of California’s grant of summary judgment in favor of several bank

Congress passes new legislation tightening sanctions on Iran

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 21 2012

On December 19, 2012, House and Senate conferees reached agreement on the final language of the Menendez Amendment (SA 3232) (the "Amendment") to the

CFPB moves quickly to launch nonbank supervision program

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 12 2012

Despite Republican efforts to prevent such a move, on January 4, 2012, President Obama used a recess appointment to install Richard Cordray as the director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“Bureau”

Forum for discussion of views on the implementation of the new deposit insurance assessment authority

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 26 2010

Friday, senior Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation officials held a roundtable "Forum for Discussion of Views on the Implementation of the New Deposit Insurance Assessment Authority" with a number of government officials and industry executives, representing both large and small financial institutions

Financial Stability Oversight Council to hold first meeting on October 1

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 24 2010

Today, Treasury Secretary Geithner, who serves as chairperson to the Financial Stability Oversight Council, announced that the Council will hold its first meeting on October 1, 2010

Elizabeth Warren named Assistant to the President and Special Advisor to the Secretary of the Treasury on the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection; Treasury sets CFPB designated transfer date

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

Today, President Obama announced the appointment of Elizabeth Warren, currently Leo Gottlieb Professor of Law at Harvard University and Chair of the Congressional Oversight Panel, as Assistant to the President and Special Advisor to the Secretary of the Treasury on the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (CFPB

House oversight subcommittee holds hearing on financial literacy

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 27 2010

On Tuesday, the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations held a field hearing at the University of Kansas entitled "Empowering Consumers: Can Financial Literacy Education Prevent Another Financial Crisis

Special master for TARP executive compensation rules on supplemental requests by AIG and Ally

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 4 2010

On Tuesday, Special Master for TARP Executive Compensation, Kenneth R. Fienberg, issued supplemental determinations with regard to the 2010 compensation payments and structures of American International Group, Inc. (AIG) and Ally Financial Inc. (Ally

Secretary Geithner speaks on rebuilding the American financial system

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 3 2010

On Monday, Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner gave a speech entitled “Rebuilding the American Financial System” at New York University’s Stern School of Business

House Subcommittee holds hearing on the future of housing finance and the role of private mortgage insurance

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 29 2010

Today, the House Financial Service Committee's Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Insurance and Government Sponsored Enterprises held a hearing entitled "Future of Housing Finance: The Role of Private Mortgage Insurers."