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House Financial Services Committee holds hearing on the future of financial services regulation

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 22 2008

Yesterday, the House Committee on Financial Services held a hearing "to address the need for broad regulatory restructuring and reform for the financial markets, including financial institution oversight and regulation, systemic risk, and housing finance."

GAO issues report regarding recommendations for US financial regulatory reform

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 14 2009

On January 8, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) issued a report on Financial Regulation proposing a broad framework for “crafting and evaluating regulatory reform proposals”

Senate banking committee holds hearing on consumer protection within the financial services industry

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 3 2009

The Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee held a hearing today on the importance of restructuring the regulation of the financial service industry to include additional consumer protection

House Financial Services Subcommittee holds hearing on systemic risk

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 6 2009

The House Financial Services Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Insurance and Government Sponsored Enterprises held a hearing yesterday regarding perspectives on systemic risk in the financial system

AIG announces intention to sell part of its stake in Transatlantic Holdings

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 29 2009

Yesterday, American International Group, Inc. (AIG) announced its intentions to sell a portion of its 59 stake in Transatlantic Holdings Inc. (TRH), a reinsurer that is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange, in an underwritten secondary offering intended to raise capital for AIG

Regulatory reform proposal released by Obama administration

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

Yesterday, the Obama administration proposed sweeping reform of the federal regulatory structure for banking, insurance and securities firms (the "Proposal"

House Financial Services Committee holds hearing on regulatory restructuring

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 25 2009

Yesterday, the House Financial Services Committee held a hearing entitled "Regulatory Restructuring: Enhancing Consumer Financial Products Regulation" to discuss the administration’s proposed changes to consumer protections for investors

House subcommittee hearing on proposed Consumer Financial Protection Agency

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 9 2009

Yesterday, the House Committee on Energy and Commerce's Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade, and Consumer Protection held a hearing entitled "The Proposed Consumer Financial Protection Agency: Implications for Consumers and FTC"

Congressman Barney Frank introduces legislation to establish the Consumer Financial Protection Agency

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 9 2009

Yesterday, House Financial Services Committee Chairman Barney Frank (D-MA.), joined by twelve cosponsors, introduced H.R. 3126, the "Consumer Protection Financial Agency Act of 2009," which would, as its name implies, establish a new Consumer Financial Protection Agency (CFPA

Senate Committee hearing on proposed Consumer Financial Protection Agency

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 15 2009

Today, the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs held a hearing entitled "Creating a Consumer Financial Protection Agency: A Cornerstone of America’s New Economic Foundation."