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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”

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?"

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"

Treasury and other financial regulators issue financial sector self-assessment reviews to IMF

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 31 2009

Today, the U.S. Treasury and various other U.S. financial system supervisors and regulators, including the Federal Reserve, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Office of Thrift Supervision, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Securities and Exchange Commission, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, and National Association of Insurance Commissioners, submitted financial sector self-assessment reviews for banking, securities, insurance, and payment systems to the International Monetary Fund (IMF

Federal Reserve delivers 2009 annual report

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

On Monday, the Federal Reserve delivered its 2009 annual report of the Board of Governors to the Speaker of the House of Representatives

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

Trade associations urge Senate to consider systemic risk review

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 19 2010

Today, a consortium of interested trade associations, including the American Bankers Association, the Financial Services Roundtable and the Mortgage Bankers Association, sent a letter to Senators Christopher J. Dodd (D-CT) and Richard C. Shelby (R-AL), the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs, respectively, urging the Committee to address potential systemic risks posed by accounting standards in the consideration of the Senate’s comprehensive financial industry reform legislation

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."

President Obama reaffirms support for the creation of the Consumer Financial Protection Agency

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

Last Friday, President Obama speaking in the White House East Room before several distinguished members of the Administration including Treasury Secretary Geithner, FDIC Chairman Bair and members of Congress reflected upon the Administration’s present efforts regarding consumer financial protection reform and reaffirmed his support for the creation of the Consumer Financial Protection Agency ("CFPA"