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New Verus unclaimed property audit initiative branches out

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 9 2012

We have learned that Verus Financial, LLC (“Verus”), the contract audit firm recently known for conducting multistate unclaimed property examinations of the insurance industry, has begun to focus its audit activity on companies in the securitiesfinancial products and services arena

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

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

House Republican Leader Boehner requests live coverage of Financial Regulatory Reform Conference

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

Following Senate approval of the Restoring American Financial Stability Act of 2010 this past Thursday, House Republican Leader John Boehner (R-OH) sent a letter to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) stressing the importance of an "open and fully bipartisan conference committee" to resolve differences between the Senate and House bills

Amendments offered to Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2009

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 8 2009

Yesterday, the House Committee on Rules released a list of amendments offered to H.R. 4173, the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2009

Federal Reserve Governor Tarullo gives speech on reviews evolution of federal financial regulation

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 10 2009

Yesterday, Daniel K. Tarullo, a governor of the Federal Reserve System, gave a speech at the Money Marketeers of New York University summarizing the evolution of financial regulation in the United States and how we came to the current market crises and outlined key elements of a reform agenda

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 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”

House Financial Services Committee hears testimony regarding “too big to fail” institutions

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 23 2009

On July 21, the House Financial Services Committee held a hearing entitled, "Systemic Risk: Are Some Institutions Too Big to Fail and If So, What Should We Do About It?"